New Year, New Job?

New Year, New Job?

As the clocks strike midnight on December 31st, social media will be ablaze with well wishes and new years resolutions, but as the confetti settles and the hangovers kick in… is it the best time to look for a new job?

Some of the UK’s most popular job sites recorded an increased footfall of up to 40% throughout January 2017, so how can you get ahead of the crowd?

Prepare your CV

It may seem trivial but updating, checking for spelling mistakes and tailoring your CV to promote
relevant training and experience really does work. First impressions are key!

Speak to a specialist agency

Taking the time to speak to a specialist agent who knows the industry and may also have an insight
in to positions coming up not yet advertised. A connection in the right area is a foot in the door.

Work out what you want

Are you looking for progression, more money, a work life balance? All of these key aspects can play a pivotal part in finding the right role for you. Having a clear list in your mind will allow you to make choices relevant to your future.


For help in how best to find a new job contact JHP Recruitment on 01392 241990 or visit

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