“I will plan my career”
Thinking of a new career in 2019? Begin with making a career plan. Your plan will help you gain a full picture of what you want and guide you through the step-by-step processes involved in achieving your dream job.
“I will boost my CV”
No matter what your next career move is, having a strong, well-written CV and cover letter is extremely crucial to get hired. Also, it’s important to constantly update your résumé by gaining in-demand skills in your field.
“I will gain industry knowledge”
Whether it’s a new technology or a new discovery in your industry, there are constantly new advancements in all industries. As a job-seeker, being aware of these developments will help you stand out from a competitive job market.
“I will focus on upskilling”
When you focus on upskilling, it shows you’re willing to learn and grow. Look out for new or in-demand skills in your industry and learn something new every day. The more skills you gain, the more you get noticed by potential employers, and eventually, get hired.
“I will continue networking”
Be it an old friend or ex-colleague, this New Year, re-establish past connections and discuss job trends, and check if there are opportunities that might arise in their network. Use online professional platforms, attend seminars and conferences, and try building new connections to discover potential career opportunities.
“I will gain skill certifications”
Is there an empty spot on your resume where you wish you could add a Certification? Get certified for the skills you learned on Alison and showcase your online learning achievements to attract potential employers. This is a great way to stand out from the competition and will help you advance your career by giving you the edge.