We all know that the traditional CV is dying. If you want to find a job in the 21st century then you need to know how to nail your online application. Enter Oomple…
We’re here to help you show off your experience and put your best foot forward. Follow our tips below and you will have a killer online application in no time.
1. Start with the basics
First things first, you’ll need to head to Oomple and sign up. It only takes two minutes and you can even do it on your mobile through our app. Add in your basic info like name, rate, availability and persona.
2. Build from there
If you’ve already got a resume you can simply add it into the necessary fields in Oomple. Add experience and make any amendments that you might need. Unlike other platforms, your Splice profile is always kept recent and up-to-date.
3. Introduce yourself
You’re profile you get the chance to add an introduction. This is your chance to tell brands about yourself and show off your personality. This is the first thing that employers will see so make sure you keep it interesting and dated.
4. Show off your experience
This is your chance to demonstrate all the fantastic experience that you have. You can include things like previous jobs and volunteer work. Anything that will help you to stand out from the crowd.
5. Education and certification station
The next step is to add your education and any certifications you’ve achieved. Include the schools you went to, the dates you attended, and upload your certifications.
6. Add your skills
This step is really important. After you’ve added your education you can start to add your skills. We use your list of skills to help find jobs that are suitable for you so make sure that this is always relevant and up to date.
7. Bring in some social media
If you really want to bring your bio to life then you should add your social media links. On Oomple, you can add your LinkedIn link to your bio.
8. Start applying
When you feel confident in your profile, start applying. On Oomple, you can search for jobs by location and persona type or follow our dedicated jobs channels (indeed, etc.) If you find a contract that you really love you can click your notifications on to be sure you will receive an email to your inbox when a new role is posted.
9. Network, network, network
Networking is an important part of building your consultant reputation. Stay up to date on relevant topics in your field, join important discussions, webinars, and attend relevant careers events. These events will help you to gain important contacts and meet the people behind the brands.