Job Search Tips
Searching for a new job can be a difficult task! Therefore, we have put together some tips to make it easier for you.
Explore many job sites: Try to look at a range of job sites. Different job sites can show different jobs, so, you want to be able to explore all the opportunities out there. Don’t limit yourself to just one job site.
Have a routine: It can be helpful to have a routine regarding your job search. For example, you could set a certain amount of time a day or per week, to look for jobs. A routine can help you stay focused while job searching.
Research companies: Before applying for a job, research the company first. By researching the company, you will get an insight into their products and services, company culture, benefits, and values. It also helps you when tailoring your CV to fit the criteria of the company.
Know your career goals: Having a clear idea on what career goals you want to achieve will make it easier to know what job opportunities are right to apply for and what information to search for on the job sites.
Use LinkedIn: LinkedIn is a brilliant site for employers to find new employees. Recruiters can approach you through LinkedIn messaging, or you can search for jobs available through the companies’ LinkedIn pages. Using LinkedIn allows you to network and connect with teammates as well as employers which could help you get a job!
Job alerts: Through job sites, you can set up alerts for when new jobs are added. In this way, the job site does some of the work for you and you are also notified as soon as there is a new vacancy available.
Don’t give up: It can be hard to stay positive and continue looking for a job if you’ve had a few setbacks. However, the more you job search, the more likely it is that you will find the opportunity which is just right for you, increasing your chance of getting hired! Keep going and applying, and you will eventually be successful.