Get your foot in the door
Find your dream job with the help of GoThinkBig.co.uk
Our team at Bauer have put their heads together with the experts at O2 to come up with GoThinkBig.co.uk a one – stop shop that gives you helpful ideas, advice and much needed support so you can find the right career path for you. Why? Because we know how tough it is out there. And to help us find out what you think, we hit the streets to ask what piece of advice you’d give to someone who’s looking for a job…
INTERVIEW TIPS FROM O2 GURU JESS
Your phone is your most important tool when you’re preparing for an interview. You can write down all your notes for a quick refresh before you go in, and a map app will ensure you don’t get lost. Look for a good recording facility so you can capture any presentations and talks. Finally, if you need to find out information quickly, you’ve got the internet at your fingertips! For more hints from O2 Gurus, search for ‘O2 Guru TV’
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO JOB HUNTERS?
We took to the streets to find out…
Holly Parsons, 18, part time shop assistant from Essex. ‘You need to look everyday! Applying online is not enough – you should call companies and send out your CV.’
Sian Gibson, 24, Marketing Executive from Bicester. ‘Sign up to agencies, check websites and look out for big companies that advertise. Do a job you want to do.
Laura Whalebone, 29, Fashion and Beauty Blogger from London. ‘Don’t forget you have to work your way up, so grab opportunities and put in the graft. You must always go for Gold!’
Ellie Davidson, 23, Shop Assistant from Kent. ‘Always smile be polite and understand the roles you’re going for. Something will come along.’
Ashley Robertson, 21, Senior Beauty Therapist from South Shields. ‘Be honest and don’t give up. Being happy is so important, so follow your dream.’
Nicole Howell, 20, Administrator from Northampton. ‘Be prepared and don’t be too narrow minded. Start from the bottom and work your way up.
(Please Note: The information is from the More Magazine article ‘o2 Partnership Get your foot in the door’ in Issue 14th January 2013, I did not write this!)
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