Are you an entry-level job seeker looking to get out there and find your first position? Making your first attempt marks the beginning of quite an adventure as you look to meet your goal of entering the workforce. As a newbie, it is easy to make a few mistakes here and there that could slow your ability to find work.
It can be very demanding looking for another job when your current one is continually stressing you out. After all, when you get home from a long and frustrating day, the last thing you want to do is give any more thought to the world of work.Unfortunately, most new jobs don't just fall into your lap—you have to go out and get them. Approaching your job search as strategically and as systematically as you would approach your next business deal can help keep the process manageable. Here are three keys to a successful job search:
Your resume is an amazingly important document. It not only speaks to your past accomplishments, but it also acts as a predictor of your future capabilities. However, your resume can't successfully complete this task if it isn't packed with quality information. This includes an outstanding personal branding statement.
Are you in the process of searching for a new job but can't seem to get the callbacks you want? You could be making some big job search mistakes. Don't worry, though! We can help you identify what you're doing wrong in your job search, and how to fix it. Here are seven common mistakes job seekers make:
Everyone probably remembers the first time they heard about Twitter and about how young people were throwing around their one-liners about sitting on the porch, walking to the mailbox, walking back to the porch, sitting down... Well, you get the picture.
But since that time, Twitter has evolved into an amazing resource for companies seeking customers—and even job seekers looking for work.
There are typically two different situations that a job seeker with an incomplete degree can be in. Either you didn't finish your degree and don't plan to, or you're currently completing it. I know job seekers in both situations and there is a great way to handle the incomplete degree scenario.