The Job Seekers Guide

Here's How You Find a New Job

So many options! So much competition! There are so many places to look. However, with a little effort and a little preparation, you can cut through all of that and find your dream job. Think of it this way: You can’t learn any new skills if you’re not out there looking for a job! In fact, it might even be better to look harder! Consider Your Industry and Your Skillset. If you’re looking for an accounting job, what skills do you have that will get you hired?

Try To Stay Organized

You can make your life much easier by organizing your social networks and online experiences. Have a look at the five must have tips in finding a new job:

  1. Set up a LinkedIn account.
  2. Set up a social network.
  3. Open up a Twitter account and start engaging.
  4. Do some quick research on the industry.
  5. Network.

In many places, you can find a job by just getting out there and making yourself known.

Don't Get Upset When You Receive a Rejection

At least in the beginning. At the very least, I should know that now that I've spent the last decade in or around an office, in an industry, or a job. When you look for a new job, learn to accept rejection.

Research. Research. Research.

That may seem like a no-brainer, but it can help you realize that a good fit with your new employer is just a search away. Talk to former coworkers. Former coworkers are a great resource when you’re searching for new opportunities.

Perfect Your Resume And Work On Your Grammar

Take your time and make sure it is perfect. Turn your weaknesses into strengths. When you find a skill you aren't great at, focus on making one excellent at it. If you are writing an e-mail to a potential employer, keep your spelling, grammar, and style consistent. These are sure signs that you lack professionalism. Your e-mail should be well written, informative, and proofread to keep mistakes to a minimum.

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