One Deadly Mistake Most Job Hunters Make (And How You Can Avoid It)

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Willis Consulting is a financial services recruiting firm. Our finance job recruiters are experienced and know where all the job opportunities are. If you are seeking a financial advisor, broker, or …

Willis Consulting is a financial services recruiting firm. Our finance job recruiters are experienced and know where all the job opportunities are. If you are seeking a financial advisor, broker, or banking job, call us at 310-373-7400 or submit your resume: http://www.willis-consulting.com/apply-financial-services-jo­b.

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  • 1. (And How You Can Avoid It)
  • 2. Hunting for the right job can seem like a long and drawn-out process. Many people try their very best to get the job of their dreams, they spend years in college and then they seem to hit a wall when it comes to actually beginning a career.
  • 3. One of the absolute deadliest mistakes that most job hunters make is that they are ill-prepared for what job hunting really requires of them.
  • 4. Getting a degree or simply wanting to go back to work is just not enough for landing a good job that is worth your time and effort.
  • 5. Being prepared for job hunting can mean the difference between not getting your dream job and getting the exact job you want.
  • 6. Whether you're a financial advisor or someone who just graduated college with a medical degree, it is incredibly important that you know what is involved during the hunt.
  • 7. One of the first things to prepare yourself for is the creation of a professional cover letter and resume.
  • 8. Your cover letter and resume will be the first things that your potential employer is going to see regarding your abilities and skills.
  • 9. Employers often do not see their potential employees until they contact them for an interview. Because of this, you need to have a great resume that outlines yourself, your skills, your education and your job history.
  • 10. Creating a resume can actually be quite simple because there are many pre-made templates available online for you to follow.
  • 11. Just download a few of these templates and customize them to fit your own individual needs.
  • 12. ▪ Make sure that you proofread the resume several times to catch any mistakes that you might have made. ▪ There is absolutely nothing worse than having spelling errors on your resume that your potential employer will see. This mistake will most likely cost you the interview.
  • 13. Once your resume is completely finished, you will need to begin the job hunt for yourself. You can do this in a variety of different ways, so make sure that you keep your options open.
  • 14. One way to search for jobs is by looking online at job sites like Jobing.com, Monster.com and Indeed.com.
  • 15. You will want to either email or fax your resume to these job listings so that you can see if you get a call back.
  • 16. Another major problem that job hunters make is that they rely on one or two job listings to call them back.
  • 17. Even with the absolute best degree and experience behind you, you should never assume that you're going to be hired right off the bat.
  • 18. Giving yourself some time and options will help tremendously when you're looking for a new job.
  • 19. Whether you're trying to get a job with financial advisor recruiters or something in a completely different field, you need to make sure that all of your options are open for you.
  • 20. Don't be afraid to check to contact a recruiter that specializes in the industry you want to work in. They have access to the best jobs available.
  • 21. The problem that most people have concerning hunting for a new job is that they do not know what goes into it.
  • 22. They assume that getting a degree and making a few connections in college guarantees them a job later on.
  • 23. This is simply not true for many graduates, so it is important to understand the process involved with finding a great job and potential career.
  • 24. Looking for a job in the finance industry?
  • 25. Check out our listing at Willis Consulting Inc.
  • 26. Our finance industry recruiters are always ready to accommodate questions and applications.
  • 27. View the listings here: www.willis-consulting.com/financial-advisor-jobs/