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Everything You Need to Find a Job

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO FIND A JOB STEP 1 PREPARE Using a combination of various methods and tactics for finding a job will increase your options, expand your networking pool, and decrease your overall search time. UPDATE YOUR RESUME This will help you recognize your strengths and past successes. Remember, the average resume is read in 10 seconds. UPDATE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE in 91% of hiring managers use social networks to screen candidates. 100 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information. CLEAN UP YOUR FACEBOOK PROFILE 3 44% of employers look at Facebook profiles of potential hires. Remove anything offensive. Add a few good posts that would represent you well. CLEAN UP YOUR TWITTER ACCOUNT 4 27% of employers check out job candidate's activity on Twitter. Remove anything controversial. Add a few tweets that highlight your better side. STEP 2 JOB-SEEKERS ARE MOST LIKELY TO FIND A JOB SEARCH USING THE FOLLOWING SEARCH METHODS NETWORKING INTERNET JOB BOARD 41% A whopping 419% of job-seekers find a job through networking 25% of job-seekers find a job through internet job boards 25% AGENCY OR FIRM DIRECT APPROACH* 11% 11% of job-seekers find a 8% job through an agency or firm 8% of job-seekers find a job through using a direct approach ONLINE NETWORK ADVERTISEMENT 4% 4% of job-seekers find a job through an online network like Facebook 2% of job-seekers find a job through an advertisement in the classifieds 2% * Knowing where you want to work, who is "in charge" of making hiring decisions at that location, and making a case to them about why they should hire you, even when you haven't been told they're hiring. STEP 3 STAY POSITIVE GENERAL RULE For every 100 applications you submit... DON'T TAKE REJECTION PERSONALLY TREAT JOB-HUNTING LIKE A FULL-TIME JOB IDENTIFY ROLES THAT SUIT YOU LEARN FROM YOUR MISTAKES You will be extended 10 interview opportunities... BE PATIENT! And offered 1 job. 24 TIP - ADD ONE MONTH OF SEARCH TIME FOR EVERY $20,000 YOU WISH TO EARN IN ANNUAL SALARY ADVANCE YOUR CAREER. GO BACK TO SCHOOL. © 2004 - 2014 COLLEGEATLAS.ORG ALL RIGHTS RESERVED 2.

Everything You Need to Find a Job

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Whether you’ve just been laid off, fired or want to pursue new opportunities, finding a new job can be a daunting task. However, with a little preparation, searching and staying positive, you’ll...


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