We’re not only approaching a new year, but a brand-new decade. Depending on your circumstances, 2020 is absolutely the right time to look for a new job. Although you might be content with where you are right now, there are most likely greater opportunities elsewhere. Perhaps you have been in your current role for several years and feel comfortable, even with this in mind there might still be better options to build your career. Finding a new position can give you the opportunity to learn new skills, gain experience in different industries, and move your way up the ladder to becoming an HR leader.
No matter the payroll or HR position you hold, chances are you’re not receiving a gold watch and a retirement party from your current employer. Even if you’re in a rock-solid, secure job, someday you’ll be faced with a decision to look for a new job. How do you know that “someday” isn’t today?
You’ve made up your mind and decided it’s time for a new position. The job you’re targeting is your “dream job,” but you know they’ll get a lot of applications. So how do you stand out from the other HR or payroll hopefuls? How do you avoid hitting a recruiter and hiring manager’s inbox at the wrong time because of a huge stack of applications or your resume being in the “right place at the wrong time?” As experts in HR and payroll recruiting, we’ve found a few tips to help land your next HR or payroll position.