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I have been advising job seekers for many years on the 'best' ways to secure that next great job. There are questions about what makes the perfect resumé/CV, applications, interviews, and much more. One question that I am often presented with is 'Should I include a cover letter?' My answer is a resounding...
Change is uncomfortable. Finding a new job can be a particularly daunting change because it affects so many areas of your life. Yet, change is also good. It is a chance for new beginnings. A new job represents hope. It holds the prospect of expanding your skills and gaining exposure to new ideas and techniques. It might mean more money and a better livelihood for your family. It represents a new sense of security and stability. When faced with the opportunity for this change, following are a few tips to facing your job search with confidence.
Getting your desired salary is not an easy thing to do. Some jobseekers expect too much from employers when asked about their desired income which is I suppose, happens most of the time. I myself have that mindset too. My goal is to always get the compensation that I want whenever I go on a job hunt. And so far, for the past three employments that I have, I ended up having what I wish for.
As I opened up the page today to write down some thoughts, I simultaneously picked up my cup of coffee. Well, in my case, it's actually chai, but the concept is the same... The paper it was resting upon was a project I've been working on for sometime. I've been sharing the concept with others in the organization and somehow my point was just not really hitting home.
If you were to ask a group of random employers what is their best source of 'great employees,' the largest percentage of them would say referrals. Referrals are typically those hires that are sent to them through current or former employees of the company, friends of employees or through community organizations. This is the same at TeleTech. The largest percentage of TeleTech new hires come from the group of people that have been referred into work at TeleTech, especially by current employees, than from any other single resource.