Swing to job hun­ters

The Advertiser - Careers - - Industry Focus - Kate Southam Ed­i­tor Ca­reerOne.com.au

year and hire new peo­ple. On top of that, many peo­ple in jobs have been itch­ing to move to some­thing bet­ter. As the job mar­ket im­proves, peo­ple will start to job-jump, cre­at­ing more va­can­cies.

It is just as im­por­tant for em­ploy­ers to track the mar­ket. If or­gan­i­sa­tions wait too long to re­plen­ish staff or make new hires, they could miss the boat on the best candidates or have to pay much more to se­cure new staff.

Tracking the job trends will also help you ne­go­ti­ate pay and con­di­tions for a new role.

Over the next few weeks, I’ll go through the ba­sics of cover let­ter and re­sume writ­ing, em­ploy­ment re­search tips, in­ter­view prepa­ra­tion and more, so check back.

Mean­while, you will find many tips in the News& Ad­vice sec­tion of Ca­reerOne.com.au.

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