You feel like you’ve done everything right, have everything prepared, and you’re ready to crush the interview. Why did they never reach out?
Turns out, there are a few ways you might be hurting your job chances without even knowing it. The first step to increasing your chances of getting a job is identifying things you may be doing wrong. Here are some common things that job seekers unknowingly do that sabotage their odds of getting a job.
You may be applying to many places at one time, however, tailoring your resume to fit each job you’re applying to is important. A generic resume is just that: generic. Employers look at generic resumes all day; make yours stand out by appealing to something they care about. Similarly, a customized cover letter is also crucial. Seasoned employers can tell when it’s been copy and pasted over and over.
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Let’s say you got the interview. Yay! Now, you need to prepare for the interview. Interviews can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience. Some people work well under pressure, others clam up and freeze. To avoid spacing out during your interview, practice answering the questions you think they’ll ask. Then, write notes to help answer anything you’re not prepared for. Approach your interview with confidence and you’ll be surprised how well you do!
Posted June 21, 2019
Spend more time with family. Have more time to pursue hobbies, go back to college, or write a book. Earn extra income to supplement your current job. Why do you want to temp as a dental assistant or hygienist? Temping in a dental office can be a super-convenient way to earn while maintaining a flexible […]
Posted May 24, 2019
So you’ve decided to find a new job—only to discover that the market is scarce. Job markets (like any market) ebb and flow. Some months, like September and October, are better than others because a lot of companies want to hire before the frenzy of the holidays. Other months, like June and July, aren’t so […]
Posted May 10, 2019
Every working professional runs into a problematic coworker eventually. It’s simply the odds of working with other people. Not everyone you work with will mesh or vibe with your personality or work style. While you can solve a lot of these situations by just ignoring the person, bad coworkers can become a serious issue if […]