Are you sick and tired of searching for a job?
It is tough work and requires skills and strategies that may be new to you!
When you continue to do the same things over and over and get the same results, that ought to be your first clue to step away and stop the insanity.
1. Contacts are Important
Remember that many jobs and opportunities come through word of mouth. That is why it is importnat to build your network. If this is done, finding the job that's meant for you would be much easier.
2. Follow Up with the Network and Job
When a opportunity presents itself always do you bit of following up with that person from the network. When the interview is done, follow up with the HR to see where they are in the process and see what you have to do and be awre of to increase your chance!
3. Get On LinkedIn
Set up a nice profile on linkedIn and make sure that you are active on it. Take advantage of this and do what you have to do to get what you want. Keep uploading and updating your network through stories and statuses. This is one big way to get the job that you want, a job that suits you!
4. Job Boards Are Only One Part of Your Job Search
Instead of spending most of your time and energy obsessing over jobs posted on job boards, try targeting companies who have previously posted jobs or companies you know you would like to work for and begin talking to employees inside those companies.
According to CareerXroads, fewer than 20 percent of jobs are filled through job ads.
Do you know where the majority of external hires come from? Employee referrals. This is why you need to meet people who work inside companies!