Your job search: what’s the first step?

Catherine Recruiting

You’re on a job search again, whether by choice or due to a change in employment circumstances. Either way, it’s often intimidating to know where to start, especially if it’s your first time job-seeking in a while. Where are you even supposed to start? Thankfully the answer to that is simple: prepare! Here is your first step of your job …

3 Ways AI is Changing Job-Seeking

Catherine Recruiting

Over the past several decades, the nature of job-seeking has changed. Gone are the days of pavement-pounding and handing in your CV wherever possible. Now, almost all job applications take place online and this means that the pace of the hiring process has accelerated dramatically. To help with this, employers and recruiters are making increased use of AI (Artificial Intelligence). …

5 Tips for Battling Job-Search Burnout

Catherine Recruiting

Any job-search is stressful, and more so when you don’t have work. Understandably, when in this situation, many of us fall into job-search burnout. Here are some things to look out for on your job search and advice on how to get out of that rut. 1. Check in with yourself regularly Don’t neglect yourself in the process of finding …

I was retrenched – what now?

Catherine Recruiting

There are few things more disappointing or stressful than being let go. Not only do you have to grapple with all the emotions it comes with, but you’re also left with the anxiety of being without income. While there’s not much you can do about actually getting retrenched, here are some quick tips on how to keep your head above …

Do I really need a cover letter?

Catherine Recruiting

If you’ve been on the job market for any amount of time, you’ve probably encountered job adverts that ask you to send a cover letter. But why are they necessary, when are they necessary, and how do you write an effective one? Here is a quick guide: Why are cover letters helpful? Cover letters: Help you sell your skills and …

When is it Time to Look for a New Job?

Catherine Recruiting

Do you have a nagging feeling that something’s not right in your current role? Are you unsure of if it means you should talk things out or move on to something else? It can be difficult to know what to do when you’re in the thick of things. Here are some points to check off for yourself when making your …

3 Simple Tips for Getting Headhunted

Catherine Recruiting

According to LinkedIn about 70% of the global workforce is made up of passive talent (people not actively looking for work). This means that even if you aren’t actively looking for something new, there are Recruiters out there looking for candidates with your skill and experience. Want to know how to get considered for roles without actually looking for them? …