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Let others take the burden as a passive career hunter

Date: 31 December 2012

It’s tempting to view job hunting as something you do when you’ve lost your permanent role, or you’re dissatisfied, unfulfilled or desperate to advance. This is somewhat foolish. It’s far better to know how the employment market has developed, and where it’s going, before your hand is forced by circumstances.

A long-term relationship with a recruiter can go some of the way to providing you with that knowledge. Steve Yendell, executive director at Selby Jennings, the financial services recruiter, says it’s a good idea to make early contact, even if you’ve no specific wish to leave your current role. They will “provide advice and guidance, as well as appropriate opportunities,” he says.

Read the full article on City AM Careers