To win me or any recruiter over you need to stand out from the dozens that apply for the same temporary and permanent jobs i.e. Sales Executive Lets break it down into five simple steps:
- Telephone Call
- Psychometric Test
Demonstrate a good track record with career progression, qualifications, potential professional memberships(optional) & ultimately avoid prolonged periods of “no work” or unemployment try and clarify that you have attempted to source employment, voluntary work or self-employment(freelancing), Conclusion; demonstrating career, commitment and continuity to your relevant employers.
It’s important that you do your “homework” and obtain information on the recruiter as well as the potential employer you may be directly employed or temping. Be clear, concise & calm always have your CV handy, numerous occasions’ candidates’ state one fact on CV and totally the opposite when having a telephone interview. Next USP? YES – You’re Unique Selling Point – What is so special about you? Look at you CV and your career be positive & sell your USP and hopefully you will succeed
Psychometric Test # # (Not applicable to ever recruiter)
This is not applicable to all candidates but more relevant to senior positions from management, executives up to CEO level within the executive search sector. Therefore unless you are requested to undertake a test by the recruiter it is not an essential area to lose sleep over.
As indicated on our website an employer feels more confident to purse temporary, permanent, freelance or contract orders with a recruiter’s candidate without some form of verification of references. Analysis you career history ensure your still have some form of rapport with previous employers who are willing to justify the required job specifications.
Excellent; now we are at the Interview Before departing be conscientious of your dress code, hair and finally remove any flamboyant jewellery PLUS imagine your attending an exam & read your CV data again in detail. – introduce yourself – confident handshake and clarify the time and job status of your interview (i.e. Telesales Rep at 10.30am) Always keep a pleasant smile & good eye impression. Answer questions confidentially, truthfully & with expressions. The collated effort of references & interview will hopefully provide a positive permanent or temporary job for you.