How To: 4 Ways to Impress Your New Employer

PUBLISHED18 October 2021
"When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too." 
- Paulo Coelho

Trying to impress your new employer? Here are 4 ways that can help you get ahead of the game.

It can be pretty daunting moving into a new career, or even starting a new job. You need to manage so many new tasks and you can lose sight of your main goal, which is impressing your new employer with the skills and knowledge you have gained from studying at Kirana Colleges.

By showcasing your transferrable skills, plus interest, dedication and commitment to your work – your employer can get the best possible, impression when you land your dream job.

Here are 5 ways you can impress your next employer:

1. Find out what is currently happening in the industry

Don’t just settle for the company’s site, if you want to really impress your employer, find in-depth industry news by your friend, Google. You can even look at industry reports and trends in the market.

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2. Upskill to increase your opportunities

Whether you want to work in business, or even in childcare, there is plenty of room to grow in your field. You can upskill your resume and include another diploma or even a new qualification that can help you get a new supervisory role.

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3. Showcase your passion by networking with others

It is important to network in an industry that is tailored to your interest. Make sure you stay open-minded and network with others that can help you gain industry knowledge into your field.

When you volunteer or even go to networking events, you will showcase to employers that you are genuinely interested in this field and you enjoy what you do.

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4. Highlight your transferrable skills in your interview

A transferrable skill, also known as ‘portable skills‘ are skills that can move from one workplace to another.

For example, employers often look for candidates with strong communication skills. If you’ve developed the ability to easily share information with colleagues, you can apply them in any workplace.

Don’t underestimate the skills you have learnt from your previous roles, even if the role/industry is completely different. If you can discuss your transferrable skills using specific examples, then you will be an ideal candidate for your role and can easily impress your employer.

FAQ Questions

Q: How do I land my dream job?

A: What is your dream role? If your dream role is to be a supervisor or manager, you may need to upskill your current qualifications to ensure you can stand out to your employer. Kirana Colleges offers Diploma’s and Advanced Diploma’s in Leadership and Management.

Q: I am making a career change and I have no experience in my current field.

A: Experience is not necessary! Employers look for a can-do attitude and commitment to their work. They are more inclined to promote someone who is a diligent worker and also keeps on top of their tasks. Check out more information on transferrable skills here.

Q: What is the current job market like? Will I find a job in this market?

A: There is a large demand in the following industries: Healthcare, Professional Services, Education and Training and Aged & Disabled care. However, most industries are still booming like retail and some business sectors such as finance.

Want to find out more about upskilling and impressing your employer? Contact one of our Course and Career’s Advisors today!

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