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May 14th, 2014 10:17 AM


Find a job in a recovering economy simply by not giving up on finding one. Maintain a positive attitude and knock on doors instead of waiting for an opportunity to knock on yours. Find opportunities, grab the job, be aggressive and apply to varieties of companies. The more jobs you apply to, the more likely you are of getting one.

Update your social media profiles and career network pages. Notify your personal and professional network that you’re on the market, refer to Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia, and let them know what you’re good at.

You will never guess how powerful word of mouth is, so make sure that when you talk with people who might be able to help, let them know what kind of work you are interested in. About 70 percent of jobs are never put on a job board, meaning, they’re filled via personal recommendations and connections so make use of these in every way you possibly can. This way you can also avoid scams since these are all from personal connections.

Highlight something in your resume or interview that makes you stand out from the crowd of applicants, may it be a certification in your field or a volunteer job from your past employment. If the job situation really feels unwelcoming, consider changing your field to an area that is flourishing.

You can use the field you are in at the moment as a transformation stage by the time that you want to go back to work soon. According to research, 80 percent of jobs today were not even in existence 30 years ago. That means almost every single field is always changing, altering to meet new demands and overcome challenges. Do not fall behind and make sure that employers know this as well, stay on top of the latest changes and developments.

Job market today is much improved compared ten years ago, many job opportunities out there that is not a nine-to-five office work. To make use of the time that you are out of work, consider freelancing while you are looking for a permanent job. Be open to the chance of relocating as this will give you the opportunity to go after more positions.

Take a risk; a job at an exciting start-up may not offer the security one at a major corporation does, but such a position provides unequaled opportunity for growth. Stop thinking about what would happen if a job didn’t turn out the way you wanted and start picturing what could happen if it does. Many firms have been known to hire interns that have performed well and you can use the opportunity if you want to get your foot in the door.

Be resilient, creative, and resourceful. Often times people are forced to take the job they do not want during hard periods. It is important to use your skills, network, and experience on landing the position of your dreams even while the economy is recovering. You’ll need a great resume. No matter the job opening, industry, or state of the economy, you’ll need to impress hiring managers with a well-written, professional resume.

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