It is no secret that we tend to think of computers when talking about looking for a job online. A standard internet search on your computer will turn up a number of career search websites. Did you also know that you can use your smart phone as well? You can! Whether you have an iPhone, Windows phone, or Android phone, you can use this device to job search. On your phone’s marketplace, you’ll find a number of job search app designed to get the job done.
It is well-known that Depressions and Recessions have created more millionaires than any other time period in history. It is during these times when people know they must make a change in their life. They know they must build a better life for themselves and future generations.
According to Jones, three other important ingredients looked for in job applicants are: being on time, following directions and showing respect for superiors (teachers and the principal). School can be your training ground for developing these traits.
Attitude is Everything: Becoming discouraged is easy if you chose to listen to family and friends. Associate with those with overall positive attitudes. In you job search plan read motivational books, and listen to positive CD’s as you drive in your car.
What happens when that job posting hits the market? Well, as a job seeker, I can tell you what happens. I see a job posting for a position that looks interesting to me. I open it up and start perusing the qualifications. It doesn’t take long before discouragement hits like a boulder and I close the job posting and go back to my job search. But really? Should I discount the interesting position because I am not 100% qualified? No!
However, when dealing with small businesses, many job seekers have some level of trepidation about compensation. Many job seekers think that small businesses do not offer industry average or better compensation. So, if you do not allay that fear in the United Opt, many talented job seekers might skip past yours. So, it is a good idea to let visitors to your listing know either the exact compensation level or that you are offering industry average or better.
If you start to engage in negative self-talk or focus on the economic state of the country, you will derail yourself energetically and behaviorally. You’ll get off course. You’ll be less productive. You’ll have a higher probability of increased rumination and anxiety. You will become depressed. None of this is helpful during the job search process. By keeping your focus on what you want rather than what’s wrong, you will maintain momentum and reach your goal sooner.
DON’T pester the company with requests for a response. There’s a reason why they say, “don’t call us, we’ll call you”. If they looked upon you favorably, seeming pushy can sour that golden image. If they were on the fence about you, then the call can tip your resume into the trash. Spend your time looking for other opportunities, looking for additional training to expand your skill set, or just take a walk. Patience and persistence are hard to balance, but balancing them is key to building a career.