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Basic Guidelines in Finding the Right Job for You

Job searching is not easy, as proven time again by those who had been applying, except for those imagining yet. Imagine every end of the year, a new batch of graduates are looking for a job thus creating a big segment of population searching for work.

Some would claim that job searching is one of the most frustrating parts in a person’s career. Imagine somebody who has been looking for a job for many months, and think that the job he or she applied is very near for reach, and then someone else said to be more qualified and suited for the job snatched the job away from the person.

We would like to present here some strategies and guidelines for your job searching so you can get the job you dream of.

Focusing on the jobs that you are qualified for is the first thing you should consider when looking for a job. Some applicants cannot even land an interview because they sent their applications or resumes to companies without a targeted open position. A common mistake for some applicants is to write a generic resume with a generic covering letter and leave their applications to the receptionist, and this is not how it should be done. It is suggested that for fresh grads, you look for positions that fit to the course you have graduated, and if this is another job for you, find a position that resembles your past jobs.

Next tip, with the trend now of the internet, is to use online job postings.It may be good to be visiting one company to the next to deliver your resumes personally, however, there are more job openings that you can search online. It is good to create your professional email when you sign up to online job posting sites, and make sure your email is formal like [email protected] with your name on it.

In setting up your profile, make sure that all of the text boxes are accomplished properly. A photo is also important and so be reminded to upload it too, and when you send your emails, use the standard fonts that are readable in all computer programs such as arial or times new roman.

Building a network of professionals who can recommend you or a network who you can contact for job recommendations is also a good idea. It is advisable that you build up your business contacts, and you can do this by joining organizations or volunteer groups, and make sure you exchange numbers with them and let them know that you are looking for a position.

It is advisable that you have a clean online history, meaning no provocative blogs messages, or pictures under compromising situations, and others, just in case your employer might do some social media check up on your name.