The importance of tracking your opportunities
Are you new to the job market or perhaps looking for a new role, whether that be contract or permanent? One of the main concerns for candidates is often where their CV has been sent, by which agency and how to keep on top of this? This confusion can cause problems for all parties involved.
In such a competitive market you are likely to be feeling inundated with multiple calls a day about the same or different roles. So, it’s certainly worth tracking. There are multiple details you need to remember from company name, job title, key requirements and salary. We understand how stressful looking for a new role can be, especially if you are doing it whilst still within a job. Let’s avoid the worst-case scenario of losing out on an opportunity because your CV having been submitted several times for one role.
Now, there are multiple ways this can be tracked, from pen and pad to a custom-built CRM. From years of experience and speaking to thousands of candidates there is a resounding number one go too method, spreadsheet tracking. It’s cost effective, its simple and if you’re an ExCel wizard the sheet can really work for you.
We know it can be a stressful time. Between work and trying to balance a social life, there’s just not enough time in the day. With this in mind, we have created a tracker that includes the key points that we as an agency advise you to know. Go ahead, give it a go and let us know your thoughts.