Successful Job Hunting Tips

Successful-Job-Hunting-Tips---PIJob Hunting is by no means an easy task, but it does not have to as tough as many make it out to be. Those who have undergone the process sometime in the past, or are presently searching for a job, will surely agree that it is quite a learning experience & gives valuable insight into the workings of the job market. Though quite a challenging undertaking, the experience can be made a lot smoother by following a few smart tips & suggestions.

Smart Tips For Successful Job Hunting

  • Explore different sources for finding the best jobs, right from different online job portals, to social networking sites, to personal contacts, job fairs, etc. Make the best use of these avenues to find the best job alternatives.
  • Networking is an important tool that will go a long way in helping you land the best job. According to recent research, it has been found that networking is among the most successful strategies that help in finding the most suitable job. For this it is important to exploit each & every opportunity that comes your way. This would involve meeting other professionals, preferably from your field of interest, interacting with them & widening your circle of professional contacts.
  • Contact experts i.e. HR consultants in this case. They are professionals who have strong contacts in the industry & will certainly help in making your job hunting process a lot smoother. Most of them even have insider’s knowledge about companies conducting interviews & recruitment drives. Candidates can benefit from their expertise & knowledge about the industry.
  • Don’t wait for opportunities to come to you, rather go find them. Prepare a list of employers (a concise list) with whom you would absolutely love to work. Make a flawless resume highlighting your strengths in the best manner. Drop off your resumes in the HR department of the respective companies. As far as possible, try to meet the head recruiter in person & sell yourself. For this, you need to be fully prepared so as to make the most of the opportunity.

Keeping these tips in mind, while job hunting, will ensure that your search turns out to be a successful one.

Finding A Suitable Job Is A Tough Task

With fewer jobs emerging in the market, the graph of unemployment has arisen in India. The companies are not hiring new employees because of the ongoing recession which has brought a drastic change in employment opportunities. Apart from this, there are other general reasons due to which searching a job has become highly tedious and there are numerous people who are talented and skilled for a particular industry due to which it becomes a difficult task for many employers. Moreover, those who have higher contacts or jacks have smoother way in entering into their field as compared to those who do not have any contacts.

To seek a job for yourself you need to keep some essential things in your mind:

  • Go for those job vacancies which are not competitive as compared to others.
  • Visit all the recruitment websites which will provide you numerous options in various categories
  • If you are new job seeker and it is difficult for you to get employed in big companies, then choose for smaller companies as there will be fewer applicants which will higher your chances of success.
  • Apart from online jobs, you can also visit some of the offline jobs and can personally handover your CV’s to them. There are few people who stack their CV’s personally so there are chances that you might be remembered for your enthusiasm and proactively.

If you are seeking for a job and think that you will also be included among those who are unemployed, then you are wrong.  Though at times it is difficult to for you to seek the right field of job but it is certainly not impossible. You just need to have a strong CV along with you and need to create a perfect impression before the interviewer and ensure them that you are the right candidate for the post you have applied for.

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Is it a Good Time for a Job Change?

Changing a job for most of the people is a cumbersome task. The people who are employed wish to change their job but are not able to decide when. It may sound weird but people generally wish to know the right time when they could search for a job or carry out a job change. As you all know every work if carried out at the right time fetches good and desired results. Similar is the case with job hunting. Here in this write up we will you provide you information about the ideal job hunting or shifting time. So, just relax and carefully have a glance at what we say…

The ideal job hunting time : The moment you feel uncomfortable in the job you are in, think of moving on. Working in an environment that is suffocating for you might cause problems for you.

What can be the reasons that make you feel uncomfortable at job?

Tensions with the seniors (managers, directors, etc) :- If your seniors or boss is not supportive and do not listen to your complaints then it becomes difficult to work in such an office.

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Online Job Search- The Gateway for Job-Hunters

Won’t many of us agree that job-hunting is just like a full-time job or atleast a demanding part- time job? With loads of applications to fill, advertisements to track and tons of resumes to be sent, job-hunting is a rather labor-intensive activity that entails a great deal of dedication, in order to accomplish a victorious outcome.

As a job-seeker a person will want to avail all the possible options that are accessible and in today’s time the internet is the prime choice. It is absolutely astonishing to learn how the internet can augment your job search. The daunting task of job search can become a lot easier and hence the benefit of online job search becomes evident.

Merits of Online Job Search-

  • The simplest and convenient way to search for the most appropriate jobs.
  • If you are unhappy with your current job, you can exploit the option of passive job search through these sites and get identified by a recruiting bureau for a position that suits their requirements.
  • Resume uploads are usually free and the job portals contain filters and intelligent tools that do not reveal the person’s name or current employer to safeguard their privacy.
  • Online job sites have become the principal means used by companies to fill entry and mid level positions.
  • The employment portals also help companies that search for candidates to fill many positions in a short span of time, as they give admittance to a database of resumes ready for them to search and arrange for interviews.
  • The online job search websites also present news and information about the job market, resume building and profiling services for jobseekers.
  • One cannot deny that the Internet is a particularly rapid way to conduct a job search. With the click of a mouse you can learn about job openings, e-mail a cover letter and resume to a prospective employer with the blink of an eye.
  • Dedicating barely an hour to Internet search, you can find out a great deal about a would-be employer from the company’s website address listed on the portal.
  • An online job search can also be quite extensive. The World Wide Web is a gigantic source, permitting you to discover a world of opportunities. By posting your resume on a job- oriented website, the likelihood of reaching thousands of employers is heightened.

Online job sites have transfigured the employment scenario for both employers and job seekers. It has principally augmented the competence with which hiring decisions can take place as the candidates can be contacted real-time. An additional advantage is that it does not involve a middleman to evaluate or choose the required candidates. So, it can be said that Job Portals have emerged as a much needed tool that have streamlined the recruitment process quite successfully.

Getting the Job of Your Dreams – 3 Highly Effective Steps

You must have thought of getting a dream job that will complement your profile along with a handsome salary and complete job satisfaction. For that you need to understand the effective ways that will help you in getting the job you have always dreamt of. Your interview is the first step that will take you to a step closer to your dream job and opens the gates of success for you. Making an excellent and long lasting impression on the interviewer will strengthen your chances of being selected for the job.

All you need to do is to follow the simple steps provided in this write-up and see how your dream comes into reality.

Make your resume impressive

Your resume is your closest reference that an employer comes across before the actual face-off. So, it’s your responsibility to make it as impressive as you can by adding the things that will benefit you during the interview.

  • Professional resume writers can help you in making an impressive and attractive resume that will benefit you.
  • Your application or cover letter should always be sent along with your resume with some important details like the desired position for which you’re applying, your background, your strengths and skills, accomplishments, past experiences and the information about your previous job.
  • Recommendation from your former employer helps the interviewer in getting reference about you and your working etiquettes.
  • Along with all these things, correct resume format, free details, spellings and your good communication skills works as a add on for you at the time of interview.

Your Appearance

Impressive resume is not the last step of getting your dream job, there are more things to be considered. Your expressions and attitude at the time of interview play a key role in leaving a positive impression on the interviewer. Next time, when you are called for the second round of interview, you must look ready to be hired. Your dressing style and body language represents your disposition and must convey positive vibes. You should look serious and committed right from head to toe.

Interview: before, during and after

It is always advisable to reach the interview venue before the scheduled time. This will give you time for breathing, calming yourself and relaxing before going for the face-off.

  • During the interview, remain relaxed and at ease.
  • Don’t get nervous as your nervousness can become your negative point.
  • Be extra conscious and remain aware of the flow of conversation with the interviewer.
  • Wait for a week after the interview and then check the status of your application.
  • Be professional and don’t lose heart in case you are not offered a notice of your standing.

These simple tips will surely assists in attaining a professional attitude and perform excellently during the interview. Taking these points into consideration will take you on the road of success with your dream job coming into reality.

Job Hunting and Job Search Mistake

What do you think of the job hunting procedure? Searching a job for most of the people is wearisome. It is considered to be a difficult task as it involves lot of patience, time and have to bear rejections. Do you think the same? If yes then in this write up you can find ways to lessen the chances of your rejection in an interview.

Job hunting problems in the current times….

It is the world where competition is getting tougher as the candidates applying for the job are all equally qualified. The problem arises for the interviewers as it becomes difficult for them to choose among the qualified and talented candidates. So, in that case even the minor mistakes might end up in you being rejected or disqualified.

So, here are some mistakes that must be avoided while on a job hunt:

Grammatical errors in the resume or questionnaires :- Imagine your cover letter having a spelling or grammatical error. This is something that is a must to avoid as it offers a bad impression of you on the recruiters. Mistakes in the questionnaire or resume are considered to be lack of attention on the part of the candidate.

Avoid using strong perfumes or Deo’s :-  Strong fragrances might irritate some recruiters as some people are sensitive to certain smells. Also, you must avoid wearing flashy accessories as it gives a wrong impression to the recruiters.

Talk sensibly and behave normally :-  Say NO to unacceptable terms or slang while having a conversation with the recruiter or interviewer. Most of the companies have their HR executives placed in the interview room only to judge the gestures and language of the candidate.

  • Sit in the right posture
  • Do not talk more than it is required
  • Offer thank you note :- Discuss the content with the recruiter and try to ask relevant questions. After being selected for a job you must offer a thank you note. Candidates not sending a note might loose respect in front of the recruiter.

     

    Avoiding Online Job Scams

    If you are signed up with a placement agency or any placement portal then your Inbox will always be flooded with a number of job offers. In today’s world, there is a cut throat competition and the opportunities for jobs are constantly increasing. Mails, classified ads are full of job advertisements. But the dilemma in the minds of the people is that whether the jobs offered online exist in real or not?

    As most of such jobs are part of the scams so it is difficult for people to identify the real ones. We will give you ways in which you detect the online job scams.

    Spell or Grammar Errors :- This is one of the easiest ways of identifying the job scams; a legitimate firm or recruiter will always ensure that their content is free from spell and grammatical errors. Having such errors in the content raises a question on the credibility of the company.

    Billing info :- Billing Details ‘Sign up’ fee If any of these options is there on the ad or the website then it might be a scam. A company never asks a candidate to pay them money. What they ask for is only your CV.

    Contact Details :- Mostly in scam job ads there are insufficient contact details. Address, fax, Email ID is provided them but no phone number is provided then it is possible a case of scam.

    Response :-

    • If a number provided is answered by a computer then it might turn out to be a scam.
    • If the call is answered then you must ask questions about their location or the working details, scammers flinch away from these questions
    • The response of the email should be quick and to the point

    Besides the above mentioned points also the recruiters always look out for experienced and skilled candidates. Phrases like ‘No Experience Necessary’ are never to be found on authentic sites or ads. Also, salary details are generally not quoted. Thus after going through our write you will be now able to distinguish scam jobs from the real ones. So, pay due attention towards these mails as it is a wastage of time. Carefully apply for the suitable job.

    Job Hunting Tips and Hints

    The completion of education marks the end of the carefree period of life. The struggle of life begins thereafter, the search for a suitable job begins. We all know that getting a desirable job is not that easy a task. The job market is flooded with candidates all having required qualifications. So, in such a situation finding a preferred job becomes a complicated affair. If you are seeking a job and don’t know what steps will assist you in getting a job faster, then our write up will prove very useful to you.

    We offer you helpful tips that will help you in hunting jobs:

      Prepare an attractive CV :-  A CV or the Curriculum Vitae is the primary thing that is needed for applying a job. It is a document that carries your educational and personal details. Also, it carries your career objectives and aims. It should be framed with due care as it is the reflection of your persona.

    Tips that you should follow while creating your CV:

    • First and foremost it should be attractive, different kinds of layouts are available these days that can make your CV look different.
    • It should be to the point containing everything that is relevant.
    • Ensure that the work experience that you have offered is in accordance with the job applied.
    • Your achievements should be properly highlighted.
    • Ensure that your CV contains no spelling and grammar errors.

      Signing up with different Placement Portals :-  As the Internet has gained more access employers head towards web for seeking employees. Various placement portals have come up that serve as an ideal platform for job seekers and recruiters to connect with each other. So, you must sign up with different placement portals to increase your chances of being shortlisted.

      Expand your social circle :-  Having a well-coordinated social circle improves your chances of getting links for a job. More the references more are the opportunities of getting a job.

     Create an Offer Letter :-  Having an offer letter has become an equally important thing as CV. It gives you an edge over others. So, frame a professionally sound offer letter to better your chances of acquiring a job.

     Seek proper advice of Placement Consultancies :-  Register yourself with a placement agency and make sure that you convey all your details to the consultant.

    So, shun off the nervousness and fear of not getting a job. Our tips will help you to find an appropriate job at the earliest possible. So, just follow our tips properly and be confident.

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