Complete your ‘Career Goals’ to reach Career Success
To reach your goals means that you have to be willing. Will power is the one driving force that spurs an individual to do the impossible and make it possible. Do you know what it takes to reach your ultimate career goal and are you willing to do what it takes to get there?
Job Mail wants you to reach your career goals. Our question to all our job seekers is, “How far are you willing to go to reach your career goals?”
We want to make sure that your career goals are realistic and achievable. Sometimes after you explore what is actually required from your desired career, only then will you know what sacrifices you will have to make to achieve these goals. Are you willing to put in the time to complete your online CV and enhance your online brand to make sure that you meet your goals? Are you willing to carry on when things start to look dismal? Are you willing to relocate for a new job and leave your family behind?
All these questions need to be answered before you really know that you are 100% willing to make your career goals a success. Your updated CV is the first ticket to your career goal success. Did you know that Job Mail now builds your CV for you based on all the fields that you fill in. If you only fill in half your information this means that employers only see half your story.
Your Job Mail Online CV is built up of all the fields that recruiters are most interested in. Our new Job Mail CV allows you to include your qualifications, social links, employment history and your unique Skills Matrix. You can read more about each of the new sections of the New Job Mail CV in the making mission job hunt successful post.
To make your career success easier Job Mail has revamped the Curriculum Vitae section to your Career Goals. For most job seekers this means that your old CV text is now in this Career Goals section. This means you have to updated your career goals section to reflect your unique career ambitions in the section. For those of you who don’t know how to update the Career Goals section now would be a good time to pay attention…
What is the Career Goals section?
– This is your chance to tell an employer why they should hire you
– This is your opportunity to say why you are the best person for the job
– This is where you motivate why you have the skills, personality, drive and qualifications to master the job advertised
How do you compile a good Career Goals motivation?
– Make sure that your Career Goals motivation is written with passion
– A good Career Goals motivation tells the employer why you have the right skills, qualifications, experience and ambition to do the job
– This is also a good time to mention your willingness to succeed and how this job will make sure you meet your career goals
– This is where you mention what your career goals are. List all your goals so that the employer who is looking at your CV understands how this job will be the turning point in your career
We urge all our Job Mail job seekers that still have their CVs copied and pasted into the ‘Career Goals’ section to log-in right now and replace your CV with a 400 word Career Goal motivation. Please use the above guide to write a good Career Goals motivation and invite a recruiter or employer to hire you today!
This is your opportunity to convince your next employer that you are worth recruiting. Keep the text as short as possible in order to make the biggest impact! DO NOT enter your full CV details here. Use the fields in your profile and Job Mail will build a CV for you.
Here is an example of what can be entered in the “Career Goals” section:
“I am looking for a position where I can demonstrate how valuable I can be in an office environment, especially one where performance under pressure matters. Not only am I a speedy typist (120 words per minute), I am very efficient in my tasks. I am well versed in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to perform effective database queries.”
To update your “Career Goals” please visit this link on the Job Mail website: https://www.jobmail.co.za/register-your-profile-cv
It can also be found on your Job Mail Profile Dashboard under ‘Edit my CV and References’
Here is an example of what NOT to have in the ‘Career Goals’ section on your Job Mail Profile
You can also upload your CV in PDF format just above the ‘Career Goals’ section (should you not wish to complete the CV that we built for you) – in this case the PDF will go through with your applications that you do on the site.
We hope that this post helps your on your quest to find a new Job via Job Mail. Should you experience any problems with finding your Career Goals section, please contact the Job Mail webmaster via firstname.lastname@example.org