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Last week EmptyLemon told you how to avoid becoming a boring jobseeker. You can read the article here. Wowing the hiring manager by application alone isn’t enough to get you the job and it’s important to maintain the same level of enthusiasm and interest on your CV and in your interview.
Researching the company and wearing your smartest suit is exactly what your competition will be doing and whilst getting the interview is a huge hurdle itself, you need to focus on why you’re really there – to get that job!
Your focus now needs to be shifted towards becoming not just a great candidate, but the ideal candidate. Here’s how: Read Article »
Not hearing back from emails isn’t just a common occurrence for jobseekers. Regardless of industry, some of us feel that hitting the send button results in emails being sucked into a black hole of no return. If you find your emails are being ignored, perhaps it’s time to reassess the way you’re writing them and refresh yourself on modern-day email etiquette. After all, email is today’s most important business communication tool. Read Article »
Finding work can be tedious and even feel like a job in itself. When your job hunt loses its momentum, it can become apparent to hiring managers. You don’t intend to come across dull but the language you use, your actions and your overall approach to the job hunt can give employers the wrong impression of you which could cost you your chances of finding work.
So are you a “boring” jobseeker? Read Article »