7 Ways To Re-energize Your Job Search
Looking for a job is not always easy, and at some point in the search, it feels like you're doing the same thing over and over again. John Engel imparts some wisdom on how to re-energize the search and get back into the job seeking action.
Refresh Your Resume
Top of resume should have an executive summary including 3-5 traits the company would look for in that role. Bullet points should be measurable accomplishments not tasks. Seek opportunities to win awards or get media attention and then work that into your resume. Tailor resume to job description. If you’re changing careers use a functional resume that highlights your careers.
Make Your Cover Letter More Specific
Specifically sell yourself for the position using the job descriptions language.
Show Work Sample
Provide samples of your work - especially if they are relevant to the job.
Tell More Stories
The best interviewees can make their points w/ interesting & engaging stories.
Free Your Personality
If the interviewer likes you than you will definitely have a better chance of success.
Show Your Leadership Skills
People like to hire leaders and you can show your leadership skills by highlighting examples of your leadership within your community.
Find a mentor that is doing exactly what you want to do and ingratiate yourself with them by finding something you can do to help them be more successful.