There is a great difference between the searching for a job and searching for the job. Most people look for the another opportunity after unsatisfied with their job opportunity. To identify where you are going with your job search, here are another five most common job search mistakes job seekers make.
Job seekers should take job search as a full time job. But most job seekers do little or no ground work because they are not clear about what they want in their new jobs. Sometimes it is tough to find a new job and end up in a job that they don’t like. Because of disparity they are ready to take-up any new job come in their way. So it is important to have a proper job search strategy. Define your career goals and plan a targeted action.
The biggest mistake job seeker make is that focusing too much on finding jobs and less focus on employers. In addition to job search spend some time researching about the employer too. Talk to your friends, family members, and relatives about their workplaces, the work culture, company policies, etc. Go through company reviews to get a better picture about the company.
Most of the job seekers apply thousands of jobs through job boards. Apply ten suitable jobs that fit your current job role and experience. Read job description carefully, assess that you are over qualified or under qualified for the job. Add relevant keywords in your resume to get shortlisted in the primary search. Don’t ignore social media platforms like twitter, facebook and LinkedIn.
Social media is the emerging platform to find a new job or finding a right candidate. Therefore your social media profile is as much important as your CV. Make your profile online, update it regularly and keep it professional as much as possible.
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