Check the date you turnip. If you’re at the edge of sanity and pondering a life treading the cobbles, don’t throw it all away just yet. There’s a job for you here.
I’ve written before about mental wellbeing on Hunted. We’ve also started a campaign to look at mental health in recruitment. Because at the end of the day, if you’re not enjoying this job, it becomes laborious. In fact, if you’re not enjoying anything it becomes hard work.
The first barrier for ‘work life balance’ is that most candidates are more available to speak after working hours. Arrive early and stay late, and you can reach people more easily. That’s common sense. But if you assume work life balance just means working less, read on.
Here are three facts that may shock you: 1. A mobile phone lets you take calls anywhere. 2. A laptop lets you access computer documents anywhere. 3. Wi-Fi lets you access the internet anywhere. What’s that? That’s all pretty common knowledge? Then why are you chained to your desk all day every day?
Chances are, you’re reading this in an office. Most of our days are spent in an office. And working in recruitment, you’re more likely to have a boss who sees the link between ‘time at desk’ and ‘success’ as inextricable. It’s not obviously.
You’ve breezed through the interview process, impressing everyone you need to at every turn. Only one thing stands in your way. The beer test. Here’s how to survive it.
It’s daunting when you have to quit your job. We’ve sought out some of the more high profile ways people have chosen to resign, and come up with a template for quitting yourself, if and when you need to use it.
You may be reading this at your desk. Maybe on the treadmill at lunch. Perhaps while your kids are busy redecorating the living room with crayons. Absolutely loving life. And on top of that, your to-do list’s getting longer than your bucket list. But your job doesn’t have to hold you back. Recruitment’s a line of work in which seeing the world isn’t just a nice to have. But a very real possibility.
Equity can look like a fantastic deal, and in many cases it is. But it can equally be quite a complex subject that needs research before you accept any offer put in front of you.
Asking for what you want isn’t exactly something Recruiters are shy about. Except when it comes to asking for a raise. Here’s a simple, three step approach that will make asking for more base a breeze.