Sometimes, when our job search becomes hard, we tend to think that we can never get a job. We should avoid thinking like this since it’s only going to make things harder for you if you cannot learn to trust yourself to get a job. Your confidence with your abilities or how you see yourself will determine how soon you can finally get a job offer.

Avoid developing a defeatist attitude that can destroy your confidence. Keep a healthy outlook about your strengths in order to increase your chances of finding a job. Don’t be to hard on yourself if you don’t pass some of your interviews. Eventually, you can land on a job if you give yourself time to learn from your mistakes and pursue more job applications.

For many of you who already tried looking for a job. How many times have you tried applying? It’s normal if you tried twice or thrice and you still can’t get a job. Just don’t stop and give up.

Do these to increase your chances on getting hired for your next Interviews

  1. Improve your Interview Skills
    We have many articles on how you could improve your interview skills. An important element in most job interviews is to how learn to speak english more fluently. Familiarize yourself on common interview questions. Allocate a specific time each day to boost your confidence and speaking skills.
  2. Work on your Resume
    Take a look at your resume, check the details and ask yourself it it’s a good fit for the job that you are applying for. Are there misspellings? Is your sentence construction and grammar okay? Reviewing down to the smallest details on your resume can make a big difference.
  3. Your Strengths
    You have probably already written down your strengths on your resume. But are they a good fit for the job that you are applying for? Your strengths, skills and know how should be aligned with the job that you’re applying for.
  4. Investigate
    You have probably know what Private Investigators do for a living- they find out everything about a subject and reports them back to their client. You should act like one in order to find everything about the company that you wish to work for, but of course, you have to do it discretely. Use the internet and ask around about the company. Read articles about their latest projects and activities so you have something to share when asked by the interviewer.
  5. Broadcast
    It’s easy to lose hope and not continue your search for a job, but if you send out multiple resumes to companies that fit your strengths, attitude, and skills then you will have a wider reach. It also helps if you let your friends know that you’re actively looking for work so they can refer you.
  6. Ask Around
    Human beings are naturally social. You’ve probably heard about “Six Degrees of Separation”. Ask a friend if he or she knows of any job openings because a friend of a friend may be able to point us in the right direction. Especially now with the power of technology and social media, looking for a job opening was made even easier.
  7. LinkedIn
    If you haven’t considered using this site yet do so, many recruiters use LinkedIn to search for people to work for their company. You can immediately add Recruiters in your network to widen your network with other HR professionals who can help you land on that job.

Constant Improvement should be your Priority

If you truly want to find a job, you shouldn’t stop searching and applying for a job. Constantly improving ourselves when we’re looking for a job will increase our chances of building a more formidable skill set. Learn to trust yourself and sooner or later by constantly doing these seven practices and you will eventually get a job.

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