Get a job that 'gets' you

Jan 02, 2019
hackajob Staff

This January, it’s time to get a job that gets you.

There’s more to work than whether it pays the bills. And we get it, it’s tough. With January hitting the world like a ton of bricks, the whole ‘new year, new me’ mentality comes to mind; yet instead, you can become stuck in a rut. Maybe you like your current job, maybe you don’t. Perhaps it’s just ‘ok’, but maybe, just maybe, it could be better.

At hackajob, we understand that everyone deserves a fresh start, a career that they want and deserve; not just one that serves a purpose. Equally, there’s more to the perfect hire than just simply filling a role and having someone there just to push up numbers. You want to employ the kind of people who make an impact, encourage positive change and most importantly, who want to be there. It’s why we believe in giving everyone a fresh start, helping people to get jobs that truly ‘get’ them.

It’s so important to be able to love what you do, yet so many of us seem to suffer a kind of ‘imposter syndrome’ and do not feel deserving of what could be the most perfect roles for us. Sticking it out for the sake of it is no good and could lead to both professional and personal unhappiness. It’s important to remember that you have no idea what could be around the corner, so why bother giving up?

From an employer perspective, it’s just as crucial. Needing to find the kind of motivated people that don’t just fit the mould but who can shape it into something entirely their own, a ‘one-size fits all’ approach doesn’t work. Instead, embracing individuality and creativity – hiring the talent that ‘gets’ you as well as you get them is truly what’s needed. And wouldn’t it be fantastic if you could find the perfect candidate for a role being advertised? Wouldn’t it be wonderful to be able to cut through the noise, hire diversely and find your dream employees?

Our role as hackajob is to place the right people in the right roles. It’s what we’re good at, and it’s why we’ve helped thousands of candidates find the perfect jobs for them. We understand that many different factors can affect career happiness and that ultimately, the perfect role is not just about salary. Cultural fit, the time to be able to learn new things and being able to have a say within the architecture of a company is equally as important as the financials.

Looking at more than just backgrounds, hackajob discovers what candidates are amazing at and helps them find the jobs that match what they love doing. With a focus on skills, not CVs, we learn what candidates want to get out of their next role and help them get there. It’s key to note that hackajob is a completely unbiased hiring platform, and we’re keen to stress that we do not work with external recruiters; it really is all us (or you, rather!). Making sure employers apply directly to prospective hires, our platform places the candidate in the driving seat and puts them in control of their future career.

After all, getting a job that truly ‘gets’ you means having a role that makes you want to get out of bed in the morning. It means taking the time to enjoy your morning commute, not having to force a smile to your boss and most importantly; not rushing to leave work as soon as it's home time. Getting a job that gets you means being able to switch off at the weekend, wanting to participate in company activities and sticking your hand up when your CEO asks for questions.

Ultimately, getting a job that ‘gets’ you and hiring talent that ‘gets’ you means that this time, you’ll have landed your dream scenario. Be sure to kickstart your 2019 by doing more of what you love.