5 FACTORS YOU SHOULD TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION AS YOU SEARCH FOR A JOB

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Getting a job is not easy, especially with the increasing population of the world, but it isn’t impossible either. In the labour market, only 5 things count the most, and we’d be examining them on this post.

 

WHO DO YOU KNOW?

It is a sad reality that landing a job in today’s world very much depends on the kind of network you have built for yourself. Who do you know? What kind of network do you have? That is the reason a lot of people are encouraged to make friends and create networks that consist of people of note. Because to be honest when the chips are down, that much desired help may depend on it. And when it doesn’t directly do, indirectly, it will. It’s not scheming; it’s just the way the world works.

 

LOCATION

You can’t compare a mega city with a growing or vastly underdeveloped one. A growing city is likely to have far less job openings than an urban area. So the ideal thing is to move to one or include one in your locations when you register with job notification companies.

 

WHAT ARE YOUR SKILLS?

It is sad, but the truth is a lot of job-hunters (educated and uneducated) don’t really know what they have to offer. They don’t have any area of specialty or any skill to offer. This possibly limits their chances to apply for jobs outside their background course at college.

 

THE QUALITY OF YOUR RESUMÈ

Your resumè is you and you are your resumè. Nobody is going to reach out to someone who cannot sell themselves well enough or who has a poorly put together CV. Your chances of getting or not getting that job largely depends on the kind of CV you put together. So as you prepare that CV, it’s important to pay attention to the following areas…

Keywords

Format

Accomplishments

Sometimes, a powerful CV works even better than proper networking.

 

INTERVIEW SKILLS

Excelling in an interview is an art you need to master. It is not just a question and answers series, it’s more psychological than you’ve ever imagined. When you answer interview questions, there are certain things that interviewers look at, and they include;

Dressing

Confidence

Work experience

Communication Ability

Remuneration scale

 

There’s no magic wand to securing a job anywhere, but scoring positive in all the aforementioned areas takes you a step closer to securing one– all things remaining equal.

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