2017 has come and gone, why not greet 2018 with a bang? With the new year comes new opportunities for you! It’s just up to you to look for it or not, whether you’re looking for your first job or you’re looking for new job. Don’t worry, we got your back! Here are some simple job hunting tips for the new yea
Preparation is Key
I know, it’s cliché but it’s cliché for a reason. Who wants to hire someone who seems unprepared? Tailor fit yourself to suit the position that you’re gunning for. Do your research, practice for the interview, and make sure that you’re friendly and appealing to the interviewer to make yourself memorable among hundreds, maybe even thousands of applicants.
Network, network, network
It’s important to make connections. Create and establish relationships with your fellow peers. Gather information to build up your job arsenal even more. Get tips and insider information about the company you’re planning to join.
Sell yourself on LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the most popular website that recruiters use. If you already have an account or just creating one, make sure that your LinkedIn profile is appealing. Highlight your skills, achievements, and recognition. Don’t sell yourself short. It’s time to make yourself shine. Create your profile in a way that makes it engaging to read that makes you unforgettable.
Don’t limit yourself online
Even though today’s generation is technologically-driven, nothing beats a personal interaction. You can submit your resume in person; if you’re lucky they might interview you right away. Attending job fairs is also a great way to look for a job since the people manning the stalls are employees themselves, mostly from the HR department. You can create a great impression there and then!
Broaden your horizons
Applying for a job takes time. In that time, why not improve yourself further? Volunteer for some work, attend seminars and training to better yourself. You never know, you might even acquire new skills! Don’t place yourself in a box. Stop limiting yourself to just what you know. The future is limitless. You never know where it might take you.