What JOB-SEEKERS should know Ce que les CHERCHEURS D’EMPLOIS doivent savoirs


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Three job-hunting strategies to adopt without delay


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According to a poll published by Forbes, for each job open- ing that gets advertised there are approximately 120 people who will apply for it. So how to stand out from the pack?Try adopting these three strategies: 1. CUSTOMIZE YOUR RESUME Sending out targeted resumes and cover letters to prospec- tive employers is a must.This manoeuvre requires indicating

(SEO) or Microsoft Office, you could consider completing an online course in one or the other (there are a number of reputable courses that can be completed in a short period of time that will provide you with a certificate upon finishing). Be sure to adopt these strategies and it likely won’t be long before you’ve landed your new position.

how your particular qualifications bear on the specific hiring criteria and demon- strating how your experiences align with the job. In an employer’s eyes, a targeted resume has an edge over a generic one. 2. USE YOUR NETWORK Did you know that employee referrals ac- count for about 40 per cent of new hires? Therefore you should make as many con- nections as you can—your next job op- portunity could come from any direction. Ideally, you’ll connect with people both in person and online. In-person connections tend to be more valuable. On the other hand, there’s no limit to howmany online connections you can make through social media and professional networking sites like LinkedIn. Keep in mind that compa- nies are increasingly fishing for new tal- ent online. 3. LEARN A NEW SKILL If you find that a lot of the jobs that inter- est you require a skill you don’t have, ask yourself if you can acquire it. For instance, if a position demands that you be knowl- edgeable in search engine optimization

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