A recent Deloitte report found that 41% of Irish companies plan to increase their use of contingent, outsourced, contracted and part time staff in the next 18 to 24 months. We look at how companies should address this challenge to ensure that they have the staff they need when they need them to maintain their competitive advantage.
Creating a skills matrix is a useful preparation tool when it comes to applying for jobs. It will provide clarity as to how suited you are to a job and a completed skills matrix will amplify any job application.
When it comes to an Interview, it is all about first impressions. Being prepared is essential to making a good impression. I’ve come up with the SPREAD technique as a guide for interview preparation to assist in having you as prepared as possible to give that best first impression.
Presentation, content, structure and format have an impact on appropriate applications and getting the CV right is just the first of many steps in the recruitment process, but what an important first step it is!