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Make Finding a New Job Your New Year’s Resolution!
As the end of the year approaches, you may be looking for a new job. The good news is that whether you are currently unemployed or are just looking for new opportunities, the workforce is set to be very accommodating in 2020. In this article, we will look at 3 ways you can prepare for your upcoming job search and ensure that you are making the most of your hunt to land that perfect career.
Rework Your Resume
Before you start applying for jobs or working with a staffing agency, there’s a good chance that you will want to rework your resume to accurately reflect your work history and skills. Make sure you take time to show what makes you shine and giving the extra effort to make yourself stand out as the best candidate on paper. If you need help updating your resume, try looking at resume building tools or work with a qualified agency.
Reach out to References
If you are like most people, there’s a good chance that your resume still has references that you may not have spoken to in a long time. This is a great opportunity to reach out to those references to ensure you can still use them with confidence or change the ones you use entirely. All you have to do is ask to ensure they will be in your corner if a potential employer calls them.
Start Networking Online
Social media has made it easier than ever for job seekers to get a foot in the door at the companies they want to work at. Of them, the one that will likely provide the most support is LinkedIn. Look for mutual connections at the companies that you want to be employed at and reach out to them to see if they can assist you. You may even find recruiters that are looking for employees with your skillset.
Make the Most of Interviews
Preparing for interviews will ensure that you are making the best impression possible once opportunity comes knocking. Practice answers to questions that you may think the interviewer will ask and dress appropriately for the position you are applying for. Showing your preparedness and excitement for the job can help make the most of your interview and increase the chances of being offered a position.
Give the Process Time
Finding the best job for you can take time and may require you to go through several interviews before you receive an offer. Take the time necessary and enjoy the process but make sure that you don’t lose the momentum needed to make a positive impact. Keep your spirits up and you will find the perfect fit in no time.
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