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.
Sometimes, searching for dental jobs can seem like
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 July 15, 2019
Sitting hunched over patients’ mouths for several hours a day is extremely taxing on your body. Dental hygienists and dentists are prone to problems as a result of poor working posture, eye strain, and unnatural hand positioning. Regular exercise, however, can help you minimize those problems and enjoy benefits such as: Greater comfort while working […]
Posted July 05, 2019
One of the great things about a career in dental hygiene is how flexible the job is. I have worked as little as two days a month when my kids were little. It was perfect. But for as flexible as the work days can be, once you commit to a day the flexibility ends. You […]
Posted July 04, 2019
Each year delivers more new dental technology that makes dentistry easier, faster, and more cost-effective than ever before. But like many other hygienists, this trend has you a bit concerned. You’re wondering how all the rapidly-developing technology will impact your dental hygienist duties. Could new dental technology devalue the work you do or render your […]