Looking for a new job? Here’s how to keep your search a secret from your boss

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While on the hunt for a new job, it can be tricky trying to keep the search a secret from your current employer. With that in mind, Bishop & Company has some tips to help keep your search under wraps.

Experts at Bishop & Company stress that even though you may be looking for a career change, it’s important to keep performing well at your current job so that you can leave on your own timeline and with a good reference from your current employer. They also suggest talking to your Human Resources department to see if transferring to another department or role within the company is a possibility.

Professional recruiting firms like Bishop & Company take away the stress when it comes to worrying about your current employer finding out about your job search. They do the work for you and keep your application totally confidential, although nothing is guaranteed — especially in a small community like Honolulu. Experts at Bishop & Company say it’s always best to find another job before you resign from your current position. Bishop & Company can also help by offering temp work while you look for your next career move.

Keeping your resume current is a must for anyone looking for a new job, whether you’re just updating it or putting together a completely new one. Bishop & Company suggests checking online templates for guidance or asking friends, family, or colleagues to review it. It’s also important to make sure people you plan to use as references are ready to speak positively on your behalf.

Many successful people believe in putting your resume online or in resume data bases so that you can always be approached with offers throughout your career. Bishop & Company suggests that if you plan to do this, make sure your social media channels depicts who you are and what you do in the best light.

About Bishop & Company
As a locally owned and operated corporation, Bishop & Company has been helping Hawaii businesses since 1986. Judy Bishop acquired the firm (formally known as CTA Staffing) in 2005. The company is now certified by the SBA—Small Business Administration—as an 8(a) company. Recruiters continually strive to source qualified candidates for clients’ direct hire and contract positions. In addition, the company works hard to provide valuable opportunities to all candidates; those seeking permanent jobs, and contract staff, from entry level to executive.

Bishop & Company provides assistance to employers and job seekers for temporary, temp to hire, direct hire and other employment solutions. It specializes in administrative, accounting, technical, professional, and human resources recruiting, as well as executive search and human resources consulting and outsourcing. Staffing specialists are continually striving to provide applicants and temporary employees with valuable work experience while also sourcing outstanding talent for Hawaii’s businesses and organizations.

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