Job Search Portals Open Up Vacancies You Never Knew Existed
Posted by adairsawyer on May 13th, 2013
Gone are the days when college graduates and job seekers stood hours in the line at employment exchange offices to secure job openings. These days, thanks to the internet, one has a plethora of options to choose from, and customisation of job search needs is possible too. You will never know how these online portals can help to you, unless you register with them and take advantage of the tools they have. So, lets now take a look at what the future holds.
You don’t have to run from pillar to post to job search anymore. Whether you are a fresher or an experienced professional, online job portals have something for everyone in their search for career success. To get started, all you have to do is post your resume online using these portals for free. When uploading your resume, the portal typically has the option for you to copy and paste your resume or simply upload the word document, which contains your resume on the particular site you wish to enroll yourself in. Employers can also search for you through cover letters and resumes, which have keywords for their individual vacancies needs.
For example, if you want to be a work from home professional or a freelancer, it’s better to use keywords like content writer, work from home, jobs from home, online content writing etc. in your cover letter. There would also be a space where you can key in all of these keywords and the employers’ searches would be directed to profiles indicating similar keywords. Vacancies are plenty to choose from, and remember, when you apply for a job, the cover letter and resume should be crisp and to the point. No one likes to read a long story when time is of the essence; time is money in the business world, which you shall learn, once you start working.
The job search shouldn’t stop just because an employer has invited you in for an interview - after all, you need to be prepared in case you don’t get the job. If you do make it through the first interview and bag the job, well done! But if you don’t succeed, please don’t despair. Remember, the most successful men and women today are those who faced hurdles, rejections, and challenges in the early stages of their careers to reach where they are today.
You cannot allow negative thoughts to upset you or hold you back in any way. Negativity will only lead you to a path of despair and failure, while positivity will ensure you stay motivated and determined to succeed. The job search, along with having the skills to land a top job, can make for a frustrating experience, but if you keep upbeat and optimistic, this will ensure eventual success. Finally, ensure you dress professionally, sleep well the night before the interview, wake up early, meditate, and walk with your head held high into the interviewer’s office. Also ensure you walk in at least 15 minutes early - it’s better to be early than to be late. After the interview, ensure you send a thank you note to the recruitment agency or the interviewer directly.
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