Career Guidance

Access Masentó 50 years combined recruitment experience to improve your success rate

Our Team at Masentó recently brain stormed the common challenges people face when considering their next career move. It doesn’t matter what end of the scale a person is on, whether it’s their next contract or are moving to a new permanent position, whether it’s the first time they are considering a new career or are already a seasoned professional with many years’ experience. Hopefully, which ever one you are, some of the tips we share with you in our section on Career Guidance resonates with you and helps you be best prepared to secure a fantastic job!

Masentó are very aware of the common challenges that people face when considering their next move. Whether you’re looking for a contract or permanent role, are starting a new career or have many years under your belt, we hope the following tips will help you to secure a fantastic job…

Questions

  • Reflection
  • Specification

Tips

  • Impact
  • Declutter

Checklist

  • Expectation
  • Understanding

Result

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Begin by considering these questions:
  • Do you remember the specifics of the position you were in 2 years ago?
  • Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of a hiring manager?
  • What do you think a hiring manager needs to know and wants to see in your resume?
  • Have you de-cluttered your resume?
  • Does your resume reflect who you are and your expertise?
  • Have you ever given a professional reference or a Linkedin recommendation?
  • Do you know what the difference between a permanent vs contract resume is?
Here are our tips
  • Do you remember the specifics of the position you were in 2 years ago?
  • Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of a hiring manager?
  • What do you think a hiring manager needs to know and wants to see in your resume?
  • Have you de-cluttered your resume?
  • Does your resume reflect who you are and your expertise?
  • Have you ever given a professional reference or a Linkedin recommendation?
  • Do you know what the difference between a permanent vs contract resume is?

We invite you to send us your resume. We can schedule a time to review and feedback on it, offer options for improvement or simply agree that’s it’s fit to secure you a great position on the market.

Throughout Masento team’s combined 50 years of recruitment experience, we have been regularly amazed by people who aren’t aware where their resume has been sent, haven’t done research into the location of a job or don’t give themselves their due credit or their best chance at success. We would like to help. If you’re looking for a new position, use our checklist to improve your hit rate…

Essential checklist
  • Do you remember the specifics of the position you were in 2 years ago?
  • Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of a hiring manager?
  • What do you think a hiring manager needs to know and wants to see in your resume?
  • Have you de-cluttered your resume?
  • Does your resume reflect who you are and your expertise?
  • Have you ever given a professional reference or a Linkedin recommendation?
  • Do you know what the difference between a permanent vs contract resume is?

If you have been invited for a face to face interview, it’s probably because the client felt you have demonstrated enough of the qualities, skills and experience they consider paramount to do their job. Therefore, believe in yourself and have the confidence to give the client the best possible version of yourself on the day. The client is only human after all.

P.S. DON’T BE LATE FOR AN INTERVIEW, FIRST IMPRESSIONS COUNT!

"Masentó ... demonstrated a real interest in my career goals and ensure that this balanced with what the client was looking for"

N.M. Programme Manager

"They kept me fully informed at all times, sought useful feedback from the hiring manager and ensure that I was well prepared at all stages of the process."

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BS - Senior Architect

"Masento’s service has been excellent: very responsive on new search requests and quick to provide tailored shortlists of candidates for interview"

L.G. – BI Programme Manager

" As BI specialists they have great knowledge of the broad range of technical skillsets in the market and could advise who would best fit the customer culture and project team."

L.G. – BI Programme Manager

"I also found them to run a slick operation, with effective timesheet, invoicing and payment processes.”

L.G. – BI Programme Manager

"As a job seeker, Masentó delivered a professional service. They initially approached me about a relevant role and represented me well throughout the process"

N.M Programme Manager

"I would happily work with them again."

N.M Programme Manager

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