There are various things that differentiate employers, and not justthe industry they operate in. Number of employees, office culture,ownership and staff development are all key areas you should lookinto when deciding your ideal employer.When you're searching through job adverts, measure each againstthese points to give you an idea of what the company is like:
- Who wrote the material and why? View this as theorganisational equivalent of a CV. Does it capture your attention or come across as dull?
- How much detail are you being given? Do theymention specific goals you would be working towards or justgive you an overall view of your responsibilities?
- Is there anything about the company they don'ttell you? Use the Internet to find out all you can about theorganisation.
- Regular jobs adverts from the same companyoften suggest high rates of staff turnover which could be asign that it's one to avoid.Keep your eyes open as you search for new jobs and never miss anopportunity to chat to friends and colleagues about possibleopenings. You never know what might turn up.
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