Finding a job is a lot like baking a cake. You may find success if you have some ingredients, but when you have everything an employer wants, you’ll be an irresistible hire. There are 8 ingredients for job search success that can be applied to all job openings.
2. Be Searchable
4. Make Relevant LinkedIn Changes
Your LinkedIn profile needs to be filled out 100% and also match your resume. Employers are turning to LinkedIn to further research potential hires. You’ll want your LinkedIn profile to highlight the in-demand skills listed on your resume as well as some of your unique traits.
Remember, you’re online profiles are an extension of you.
8. Research Yourself Online
Through the years, we’ve all said and done stupid things online. Photos of you drinking alcohol or your personal opinions on touchy subjects may still be out there for people to see online. You should be Googling yourself to see what past information you’ll discover online.
If you do find any information that you don’t want to be public, log into old accounts and remove it, or ask website owners to remove the page.
With a little persistence, you’ll be able to increase your chances of becoming an asset that employers must hire.
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