There is definitely a grain of truth with the old saying, “it’s not what you know but who you know”, this is particularly relevant to the Gold Coast job market and relevant to when it comes to building your career and business prospects.
Much has been written over the years about the good and bad about using a recruitment consultant and it is sometimes not easy to understand just what roles a candidate and a consultant play in this quite often difficult time .. Here are some guidelines to make sure you get the very best chance of being on the short list.
One of the biggest dilemmas a person will face in their career is knowing just when to make a move. This decision can lead to sleepless nights, anxiety, a feeling of letting people down and can prove in some instances critical as often a person may put up with a number of shortcomings in an organisation’s makeup whether it is inadequate staff numbers, poor computer systems, lousy office conditions or maybe not receiving that bonus that they were offered when first signing up for fear off the outside world and whether it would it better somewhere else.
“You had me at ‘Hello'” or why “talent” make quick decisions about moving to specific companies.
Renee Zellweger’s great line in Jerry Maguire illustrates when the right motivation and circumstances are in place, people will make snap judgements. The same goes for the challenge that organisations have in attracting talent on the Gold Coast. And interestingly, the theories that apply to clever brand management and sales and marketing, were never more critical to assist organisations become more competitive in the crowded and fast growing region of the Gold Coast.