You have searched through the active job listings and have seen a perfect fit for which you know you are qualified; How do I apply you ask yourself?
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Many people in job search realize late that they should have networked. Technical people, low key
managers and executives listen up. You need to use your existing network now and build you network
this minute! You can't use if, and or buts. No excuses, please. Every person and every jobseeker carries
some level of financial concern during a career transition. So talking to people you don't know better
happen and happen fast or you risk delays in your search. But it shouldn't really start or end at the job
1. 10 seconds to sell or say so long
Unless your resume catches the interviewer's eye in 10 seconds it's over, you're done. So the big question is how do I catch the interviewer's eye? Here comes the best advice on how to get a job interview you'll ever get. Cater your resume to the job description! I can't stress this point enough. It's imperative that you cater your resume to each position you apply for. And I mean taking each line on the job description and writing a line on your resume to reflect your experience with regard to that line.
So your application impressed the hiring manager, and now you have an interview for your dream job — congratulations! Now you need to focus on hitting the ball out of the park during the interview. The key to success is pre-interview preparation, since this will give you the confidence you need to shine, no matter how tough the questions are.
When it comes to applying for jobs, think quality over quantity. Sure, it's tempting to send out dozens of job applications in hopes of getting one or two interviews, but generic resumes and cover letters won't help you get the job you'll love. The tips below will help you conduct a focused, strategic job search so you can concentrate your efforts on the jobs that are a good fit for you.