New year, new ca­reer?

Elite Agent - - PEOPLE PARTNER - Alison McGavin

Is it time for a change? If you are think­ing about mov­ing on, Alison McGavin shares eight of her best tips to help you nail that new po­si­tion.

Well, 2017 is well and truly upon us! It comes with a whole new set of goals, chal­lenges and, as al­ways with a new year, change.

We find that the Christ­mas break of­ten gives peo­ple the chance to put con­sid­er­a­tion into their ca­reer, or per­haps the com­pany they are with, as well as take the time to reval­u­ate their goals and di­rec­tion. This of­ten means mak­ing a de­ci­sion to em­bark on a new chal­lenge in the way of a job change.

Here's my tips on how best to pre­pare for an in­ter­view. What should you do and not do?

DO YOUR RE­SEARCH AND KNOW WHO YOU ARE MEET­ING

of a val­ues-driven, tra­di­tional com­pany built on the rep­u­ta­tion of the found­ing mem­bers?

BE PUNCTUAL

is key. A good way to gauge a com­pany's dress style is to look on the team pro­file. If you aren't sure how much to amp it up, that it's al­ways bet­ter to be over­dressed than un­der­dressed.

LIS­TEN

prac­tised an­swers that just don't quite fit the ques­tions.

HAVE A GOOD HAND­SHAKE

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