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Job Search Strategy Tips

A lot of people are looking for employment and in some instances it comes to down to a survival of the fittest. To improve your chances of obtaining employment you might want to improve your job search techniques by incorporating these in your job hunt.

Do research about potential employers

a) direction and planning

b) size and growth pattern

c) products or services

d) competitive profile

e) culture and reputation

f) company history

As you approach important job interviews. Your research can change your life for the better. Try to select answers that put you in the most positive light and stay away from answers that show you in a less than stellar light.

During the job interview pretend the interviewer is your friend. Emphasize different aspects of your work personality.

Be flexible; open to learn new things, experiment in different roles.

Verify early what the interviewer want and show how you deliver. You must show that you're tuned in to the company's needs, that you have the skills to get to speed quickly and that you're a hand-in-glove fit within the company.

Connect all of your qualifications with the job requirements.

Develop a personal branding which means perfecting your story theprofessional buzz about you - good or bad.

Try not to talk money until you know they want you. Verse yourself in ways to make a hiring authority be glad he took time away from other duties to interview you.

Make sure that your body language is sending the "hire-me" message.

Don't badmouth your former boss or supervisor.

You have one time to make a good impression, don't blow it.

Be on time, don't smoke or chew gum. Develop a couple of icebreaker sound bites.

Observe the interviewer's moves. Watch for three key signs: high interest, boredom or a devout wish to end the interview.

Relying on education alone to pull you through a competitive job search is a mistake, instead spell out your accomplishments with true examples.

Observe social skills of conversation and answer questions clearly and completely.

Bring a pen and notebook with you. Keep your eyes up and your ears open.

Employers react favorably when you connect the dots showing that you can deliver almost all of the abilities and results that they're asking for.

Employers want productivity and performance from week one. Employers are focued on connecting the right skills and the right employee for a fast start.

Agree to take pre-employment tests.

Motivation, personality, style, energy are important decision factors.

Don't overdue compliments or small talk.

Hopefully, these job search strategy tips will assist indivduals in gaining employment


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Excellent advice! Lee

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  about 6 years ago
joe witt  

nice article Barbara, job interviews can be tough.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks Joe

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  about 7 years ago

I like this article, very informative for me.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks for reading my article

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  about 7 years ago

Great article Barbara, sharp and to the point.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks Penny

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  about 7 years ago

Very good article Barbara.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks, Shawn

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  about 7 years ago

Your article is right on the money

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks John

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  about 7 years ago

Useful job search strategy tips! Photo seems a perfect match. Good article.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks Cynthia

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  about 7 years ago
AnnMarie  

Thanks for the tips. They're right on time as I'm helping a friend create a resume and he needs all the help he can get. Great article, Barbara!

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  about 7 years ago
  

thank you Annmarie, I hope that my article can be of asistance to your friend who is looking for employemnt.

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  about 7 years ago
Golfspice  

Good tips Barbara.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks, Golfspice

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  about 7 years ago
Lemuel  

Thank you for this very useful article, Barbara. I'll bookmark this one for future reference.

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  about 7 years ago
  

thanks Lemuel, I'm you enjoyed my article.

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  about 7 years ago
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