Reading Viewing

You Like Post Please Comment Or +Google and Say Our Advice And Share To Others Person

CBSE Papers, Questions, Answers, MCQ ...

UPTET (Uttar Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test) सरकारी नौकरी , नियुक्ति परिणाम , टीईटी , UPTET , TET

Searching For Jobs When Times Are Hard, How To Make Yourself Stand Out

7.7 million Americans were unemployed at the end of 2007, according to the Department of Labor. Out of these 7.7 million people, and with a questionable economic forecast, how are you going to make yourself stand out and get the job? With a few tips, you may find yourself with more options that you think.
In a challenging economic environment, the most important tip for job seekers is to use your network. With less jobs and more competition, any edge up is going to be useful. When you invest time in relationships with colleagues through professional associations, alumni groups, friends, family or church groups, you may find out about an opening before the general public.
Another tip for job seekers that is under-utilized is making phone calls to companies. If you know there is an opening or think they are going to hiring soon, do what you can to get on the phone with the hiring manager, or that person's supervisor. This may take a little digging to find out who the right person is to contact, but your initiative could be rewarded with an interview. For example, if someone in your alumni club mentions to you that XYZ, Co. just got a new contract and will need to add staff. Call the new project lead and ask for an interview.
When you are actively job seeking, staying organized can be the most important advice. Keep track of your prospects. You will want to have the job announcement, your cover letter, along with notes about the position and company, the names of the interviewers, the status of the interview, and any tasks for follow-up, including a thank you card. Keeping track of this information will help you if you get called back and for networking possibilities. It is important to follow-up with all interviews. While you may have dropped out of the running for the original position, by following up and reminding them of your skills and availability, you may considered for the next position they have available, or agree to pass your name on to others in the company or industry.
Research and preparation can never be minimized when job seeking, but when times are tight, this can help you stand out. Don't go into an interview without a good understanding of the company. Research the services or products and come up with one or two clarifying questions about the company. This will show the interviewer that you are interested in the work they do and are already thinking about how you could contribute. Many companies have web sites that can give you this information quite easily. If you can get a sense for the corporate philosophy, be sure to incorporate this into your answers in the interview. The more you know about the company, the more you can apply your skills directly to the work they do.
Depending on what career section you are looking at, your prospects may not be so bad. Service sector jobs are actually on the increase, to include technical and professional services, food service and health care. Regardless of your field, going forward with these tips and a positive attitude will make a difference to prospective employers.

9 comments:

  1. Hey there! I know this is kinda off topic however , I'd figured I'd ask.
    Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe guest authoring
    a blog article or vice-versa? My site discusses a lot of the same topics
    as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you happen to be interested feel free to send me an e-mail.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Great blog by the way!
    Have a look at my web page camel cigarette coupons

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hello! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with SEO?

    I'm trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I'm not seeing very good gains.
    If you know of any please share. Kudos!
    My website :: winston cigarettes coupons

    ReplyDelete
  3. With havin so much content and articles do you ever run into any issues of plagorism
    or copyright infringement? My blog has a lot of completely unique content I've either created myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my authorization. Do you know any solutions to help protect against content from being stolen? I'd
    definitely appreciate it.
    Also visit my weblog : kent blue

    ReplyDelete
  4. Yes! Finally someone writes about nat sherman cigarettes.
    Check out my blog post ; nat sherman fantasia

    ReplyDelete
  5. Nice respond in return of this matter with solid arguments and explaining the whole thing on the topic
    of that.
    My site : cigarette coupons

    ReplyDelete
  6. With havin so much written content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright infringement?
    My website has a lot of exclusive content I've either written myself or outsourced but it looks like a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without my permission. Do you know any solutions to help protect against content from being stolen? I'd genuinely
    appreciate it.
    My homepage ... dunhill international

    ReplyDelete
  7. Excellent way of explaining, and fastidious
    piece of writing to get information concerning my presentation
    subject, which i am going to present in university.
    Also visit my webpage :: davidoff cigarettes

    ReplyDelete
  8. Greetings from California! I'm bored to death at work so I decided to check out your blog on my iphone during lunch break. I love the knowledge you present here and can't
    wait to take a look when I get home. I'm amazed at how fast your blog loaded on my phone .. I'm
    not even using WIFI, just 3G .. Anyways, great site!
    My page :: better vision

    ReplyDelete
  9. Every weekend i used to pay a quick visit this web site, for the
    reason that i want enjoyment, for the reason that this this web page conations genuinely good funny stuff too.
    My page :: cheap dunhill cigarettes

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...