Finding purpose, in it’s most simplest form, is learning what the world needs from you. For many, this purpose is their driving motivation; their reason for being.
So when job searching, what do you look for in an employer’s purpose and meaning?
When applying for jobs online, most of us focus on crafting a perfect resume and writing a cover letter that will make a great impression.
However, there is another gatekeeper standing between you and a job interview that is less forgiving than either of those: application knockout questions.
So, I asked graduates from my LinkedIn connections and wider network what it’s like job searching in your 20s.
In there answers, graduates describe how the job search feels, what it’s like engaging with employers and recruitment processes, and what helps and hinders..
There’s a lot of recent grads and young professionals gunning for the same opportunities. So you need every advantage possible, especially when it comes to your job application follow up.
As many successful job seekers have found, the application follow up is one way to gain an edge and give you peace of mind…
For years, many people in hiring circles have predicted the death of the cover letter. Given the proliferation of online job searches and email communication, they see them as a relic of the old way of doing things. A cover letter, these prognosticators will tell you, serves no purpose when the job board is simply forwarding relevant resumes. While that may be true for a generic job search, it won’t help you find your dream job. At a time when the job market allows you to target companies you, as the employee, prefer, the modern cover letter serves to introduce your passion and desire to join the team.