We know that you’re very qualified and would make a great employee, but you’re still unemployed, even after sending off dozens of applications. One of the reasons for your continued unemployment could be that you’re not crafting the kind of excellent, compelling resume that employers want to see. Here, we’ll talk about ways you’re not selling yourself as well as you could be in your resume, as well as discussing other reasons you might not be getting the job.
It might seem that sorting through several solid job offers, looking for the best job offer for you and your future, would be a dream scenario. After all, you spent time perfecting your resume and cover letter and fighting through the interview process to get the offer, right?
Finding a suitable job posting online is tough. Getting called to come in for an interview is even tougher. You sift through the daily job ads, searching for jobs you should apply for. When you finally find a job, you feel pressured to apply quickly so you don’t miss out on the opportunity. You attach your standard resume, hit send, and wait… and wait… and wait. This can be frustrating and discouraging, but what can you do about it?
You don’t have to become someone else in order to secure your dream job; you just have to change your way of thinking when it comes to seeking employment.
Here are five bold tips and tricks that will help you dazzle your next employer, ace the interview, and find the best offers on the market…
To have an effective relationship with an executive recruiter, it is important to understand the business’s business model and the role you play as a potential candidate. Job seekers that fail to recognize ‘how it works’ with executive recruiters, often find themselves frustrated and unrepresented.
When receiving a job rejection, you might wrack your brain as to why you weren’t selected. Perhaps you didn’t have the ideal qualifications. Or the right experience.
Or… maybe the hiring manager felt your personality and the company culture wouldn’t work well together…