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Guide to Getting a New Job

Published by FTAdviser | Sep 06, 2012

The job market is particularly fierce at the moment with plenty of competition from redundancies and others eager to fight their way out of unemployment.

FTAdviser’s Guide to Getting a New Job tackles how choose the right job and how to stand out as the ideal candidate.

Answers provided by Michelle Hoskin, partner at the Adviser Partnership; Stephen Hagues, managing director of Foundation Group; and Amanda Jones, HR manager at Sanlam Private Wealth.

IN THIS GUIDE
  1. Q: How can I find the right job?

    Doing some detailed research is the crucial first step in chosing between firms and jobs.

  2. Q: Should I stick with what I know or look around?

    There can be advantages in concentrating on a niche, but having all-round skills is key to being adaptable.

  3. Q: How can I stand out as the ideal candidate?

    It may have been a while since you last moved jobs, but firms are looking for more than just qualifications and experience.

  4. Q: What should I consider if moving to a network?

    Be sure you want to make the move, and make sure you’ve thoroughly researched the market.

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