There are some simple steps you can take for yourself and tasks to try out on your own.
They’re pretty straightforward.
What do you have to lose?
You’re in charge
It’s really helpful to try thinking like an employer. Practice by taking a look at the three personal statements we included in the section on ‘What Employers Want.’ If you were recruiting a receptionist, which one would you choose and why? Note down what you like less about the other two. If you’re online, go to the 7signs.org.uk website and download the role play job description and score sheet and give each candidate a mark out of five against each of the indicators.
The 20 Next Steps for Jobseekers feature in the book I'm Ready - 7 Signs that show you're right for the job. Described as 'vital, real and embraceable' where 'a profound belief in people shines out of every page', its story of a group of jobseekers who work through the seven signs and the 20 steps listed here will inspire unemployed people and their friends and supporters about how much everyone has to offer.