10 Tips for a Successful Job Search

By ResumeKraft

set a schedule for what you're going to do each day—networking, filling out applications, searching job sites—and then stick to it.

Start by identifying your skills and strengths. What are you good at? What do you enjoy doing? Focus your job search on positions that match.

1. identifying your skills

Learn about their culture, their values, and their mission. This will help you determine if they are a good fit for you.

2. Research companies

Get connected with people who work at the companies you are interested in. They can provide you with valuable information and help you get your foot.

3. Network

Create a strong resume and cover letter that showcase your skills and accomplishments.

4. Create a strong resume

Practice your interview skills. Be prepared to answer common interview questions and give examples of your work.

5. Be prepared

Stay positive and be persistent. The job search process can be long and frustrating, but don’t give up!

6. Stay positive

Dress the part and act the part. You want to make a good impression on potential employers.

7. Be professional

Follow up after your interviews. Send a thank-you note or email to the person who interviewed you.

8. Follow up

You may have to start out in a position that is not your dream job, but it can be a stepping stone to something better.

9. Be flexible

You never know what opportunities will come your way. Consider all of your options and make the best decision for you.

10. Keep your options open

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