Is it hard to find a job? Let me list down the best job search tips so that you can find the job you’ll love.
Make an Appealing Cover Letter
Write a concise cover letter. Proofread your letter to cut off the fluff. Yes, you have your resume, but you can convince a potential employer with your writing fluency.
Make use of the Social Network
Take the advantage of Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. Use the social networks to build a professional profile. Showcase your skills on Google+! Many people are using Google+ to attract potential employer. Do you have an account on LinkedIn? Demonstrate your expertise on LinkedIn.
Build your Brand
I build my own brand. I have a personal blog. I have attracted few clients there. When you successfully built your brand, you can attract clients. Yes. No need to seek for them. They will fall in line to ask a quote from you! If you are a writer, establish yourself in a trusted portal like Squidoo and Hubpages, or build your own blog! Then showcase your talents.
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Have you tried searching your name on Google? It’s not necessarily your real name – your penname? What the search results have told you about yourself? Build a trusted brand – your potential employers can Google you!
Establish an Online Presence
This is similar to building your brand online. I encourage you to start a blog! Your own personal blog! As I said, if you are an aspiring writer, showcase your skills on your blog! Create a portfolio and link all your social media accounts on your blog! Bloggers are thought leaders on the internet!
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Look for Freelance Jobs on oDesk and Freelancer
If you have exceptional skills – try these trusted freelance sites! Start from scratch. Start from building your profile and work your way to being trusted and in demand.
Think Outside the Box
Market yourself in different ways! Use all available medium in your place! What’s good – you are in front of your computer screen! Think about the possibilities! You can connect to the world – make use of the power of Facebook!
Do not limit yourself – you have a lot of capabilities! Discover them! Nurture them! Enhance them! Market them!
Nowadays, most hiring is posted on online job boards, and in some cases, your potential clients or employers is hunting for you!