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Finding a job can be difficult, even more so now with the current state of the world. There are so many platforms out there it can be overwhelming to know where to start. We have compiled a few tips to get you on your way.Photo by Markus Winkler on Unsplash
Your Resume and Cover Letter
First off, you need to write a resume and a cover letter. There are lots of templates online to get you started. Get a friend or family member to proofread it and check for any mistakes. You can upload
Create Your Networking Plan
If you are heading into a
“Not every job you’re looking for will be advertised where you’ll easily find them: sometimes the best opportunities will not be widely advertised, or not at all. Building your network means you may very well get a heads up on these positions, or be able to get insider information which will help you to present the best application for positions that are widely advertised.” – Landing Your Dream Job in 2020
Expand Your Job Search
Don’t limit your job search to online. Go old school and show your face at the companies you want to work at. Doing this shows that you are proactive and a go-getter. Research the business before you go, to ensure its a company you’d like to work for, it also pays off to know who the top bosses are, what the companies goals and aims are. This will make you stand out during the interview stage.
Follow-up After Your Interview
Applying for a new job can consume a lot of your time, if you are struggling to find the time then consider hiring a recruitment agency to help you find the perfect role, there are many free services out there to help you.
We hope we have helped you in your job search journey. Remember, there will be many applicants applying for the same job, so make yourself stand out from the crowd. For interview tips during the pandemic, check out Digital Impressions: Smart Ways To Ace Your Virtual
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