For many recent graduates and even those with previous work experience, getting a decent job is a very difficult task. Considering how the economy struggle a couple of years back and how competitive the job market is, it will not be surprising to hear job seekers complain about the lack of job opportunities out there. If you are searching for your first job, or perhaps you are considering a career change, this is what you would not want to hear at all. However, it is something that you have to face and deal with. You should also not think that you will never have the chance to advance your career because the opportunities for career advancement are just out there waiting for you. What you need is learn to obtain and use only the right job searching strategies.
There is just no point in looking for a job without any job search strategy to use. A job search without effective tools and resources will lead to non-productive and random results. Should you go on to apply for inappropriate jobs without the necessary skills and a concrete plan, things will not look good for you. This could even be worse if you continuously follow up on leads without setting priorities and any method for measuring progress.
By making full use of various job search tools and resources, your progress and success in getting a job become planned, and this is what can make your search for a job very successful.
Before you give out your resume and application letter, ask yourself these:
- Do you know yourself well as far as your skills are concerned?
- Do you know how to efficiently market your skill sets through an effective resume?
- Are you sure about what career path you are taking?
- Do you have any knowledge or experience in the industry you are hoping to work in?
- Do you also factor in your own values as you look for a job?
- Do you have a JOB SEARCH ACTION PLAN?
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