You’ve tried everything. You’ve researched the companies that interest you and watched the employment section of their websites like a hawk. Networking hasn’t paid off. You spend so much time on indeed.com you’ve made it your browser’s homepage. You even went old-school and started perusing the classifieds in the daily paper. It’s not that you don’t have the skills, personality, and experience to win your dream job… you just can’t find it. Have you really tried everything? Sometimes, simply hoping a job opening will appear just isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to resort to the dreaded cold email.
There are many steps to landing your dream job and each is very important. But if your lucky enough to land an in-person interview, the pressure is really on. You have to nail it. Of course, doing so takes a lot of preparation and practice. Wouldn’t it be nice if you had a comprehensive, step-by-step interview guide to help you present yourself in the best possible light? Well… YouTern to the rescue!
Are you having resume problems? Your resume, or CV, can lead to your dream job. So you want it to make a big impact when recruiters and SME owners get round to seeing what your skillset is. Here are 10 ways to ensure you’ve got the best chance of landing an interview.
If you could piece together your ideal job, what would it look like? When leading independent job board, CV-Library, asked Brits recently, it’s a flexible London-based education job, in a company with less than 250 people, which pays £25,500 per year! What makes an ideal job for you?
Have you ever thought of what your dream job would be like? What components and factors would make it perfect for you? Everyone has probably asked themselves these questions, whether they’re already employed, or not. In fact, if you don’t work anywhere yet, thinking about what the perfect job for you would look like is a great idea. But if you already know what you want, then the question of how to get it becomes the highest priority. And that’s a whole other story.
So you’ve gone and done it; you’ve landed the job of your dreams. Those good grades, perfectly crafted resume and diligent follow up paid off with an interview and job offer. Spend a few minutes popping the cork on that bubbly and celebrating over dinner with friends. Before you rest on your laurels, however, you should also spend a few minutes considering how to stay employed.