It sucks. No really, it does. My one regret throughout my working life, is accepting that first contract. I was 23, newly married and in a panic as my current role was being made redundant. I had a mortgage, car payments, health and car insurance payments to worry about and I was scared. The recruiter… Continue reading CONTRACTING…
So I’m going to have to get really creative in making my applications stand out. It seems the personalised business cards I had made are impressive, but if I can’t even get foot in the door to do a meet and greet, it’s fairly redundant I’m also looking at investing in a Cert IV in… Continue reading Aarrggh
An age old question that I must confess has not been an issue for me as a temp is – to be or not to be (friends with colleagues)? With all of us spending more and more time at work, it’s rather inevitable that we would form friendships with co workers. Given that many of… Continue reading To Be Or Not To Be (Friends At Work)? That Is The Question
So I’m wondering…. Is it ethically/morally wrong for recruiters to lie to their contractors about aspects of the roles in order to get them filled? And if so, why does it happen so often? Now I’m sure I’m not the only one who has encountered this (which is a situation I have found myself in right now. I… Continue reading Really?
Yes! I finally did it. I landed myself a job. I start next week and the people I will be working with seem to be a nice bunch. Onwards and upwards…….
So after my last entry, I revamped my CV to cater to the industry and roles I am seeking. I noticed an improvement in communication straight away and I got an email from a recruiter asking me to apply for a job that seems, for all intents and purposes, created for me. It has everything… Continue reading Handling Setbacks…..