June 14, 2016

15 Things Every Job Seeker Needs To Know And Do

Searching for a job? It’s never an easy process, but it is something that everyone has to do. If you want to survive the job search, there are a few things every job seeker needs to know and do.

Businessman in tie with text "What You Need To Know"

Every job search is slightly different. A job candidate seeking a job on Wall Street will need different strategies than a job seeker looking to work a season as a dive instructor on a tropical island. But no matter what type of job you are searching for, there are a lot of things that will apply to every job seeker.

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Here is a collection of tips and tidbits of wise wisdom that pertain to the job search. These are the things that every job seeker needs to know and do. Read these tips and remember them. Apply them to your job search today:

  1. People Hire People
  2. Your Network Is Important
  3. The Follow Up And Thank You Notes Can Make The Difference
  4. Don’t Spend Your Job Search Online, Log Some Face Time
  5. Know Yourself
  6. Plan For The Future And Think Long Term
  7. Update Your Resume Regularly
  8. Know Why You Are Valuable
  9. Keep An Open Mind
  10. Choose A Stable Career
  11. The More Job Interview Preparation The Better
  12. Companies Will Check Your Social Media
  13. Be Prepared For The Modern Job Search
  14. Rejection Isn’t Personal
  15. Always Be Flexible

The more you know about the job search the better. Hopefully these tips will help you find a job faster and more efficiently than the competition. All of these things pertain to every job seeker around the world. Apply them to your job search today.

Did you know that you can find all sorts of useful and honest job search advice on the JobMonkey Blog? Stop by and search for answers to your top job search questions. All the info is free and it’s available 24/7. We’re here to help point you in the right direction.

Best of luck in your job search!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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