Mashable has jotted down few tips that will help you refresh and refocus your job search in the coming year.
According to the publication, job searches are a very personal experience and one-size-fits-all strategies will not help you stand out among the competition. It is important to consider your personal experiences, preferences and career goals and use them to position yourself as a unique candidate.
It was suggested that breaking your preconceived notions about the scope, strategic importance and long-term potential of jobs in really important and one should learn to look at job titles differently.
It was reported that around 92 percent of employers use social media in the hiring process and the content of a candidate's social profile forms first impression before they even sit down with for an interview. Therefore one shoul take special consideration to job-proof their social media profiles.
The publication recommended that one should go into every interview prepared to land the job, not just learn more about the organization.
It is important for a job seeker to network with their peers, in addition to your more senior team members. Find ways to be the person that comes to mind when recruiters ask them who they'd recommend for the job.
--ANI (Posted on 22-12-2013)