Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

10 Sure-Fire Ways To Boost Your Job Search


Published on

Use these 10 strategies to feel like you are actually in control of your job search and improve your outcomes!

Published in: Career
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

10 Sure-Fire Ways To Boost Your Job Search

  1. 1. To Boost Your Job Search 10 Sure-Fire Ways
  2. 2. There’s no easy button for job search But There are things you can do to improve your results. Each one of these 10 strategies builds a strong, cohesive and targeted job search designed to attract the right opportunities.
  3. 3. Use A Proactive Approach ► Identify companies you are interested in ► Connect with employees ► Monitor news and events
  4. 4. Research Your Industry & Occupation ► Know what skills are in demand ► Stay up-to-date on trends ► Follow innovative companies & people
  5. 5. Sell Yourself ► Create a micro-pitch ► Craft an accomplishment based resume ► Build an online portfolio
  6. 6. Maximize LinkedIn ► Use the right skills and keywords in your profile ► Make sure you have an “All Star” profile ► Update your status daily with industry news
  7. 7. Create A Campaign ► Target your ideal companies ► Build awareness through social media ► Email updates to your network
  8. 8. Improve Your Visibility ► Write articles or guest blog posts ► Get involved in industry forums or events ► Deliver a presentation or sit on a panel
  9. 9. Have More Conversations ► Be strategic – know who you want to meet and why ► Reach out to past colleagues ► Convert online connections into IRL meetings
  10. 10. Be A Giver - Not A Taker ► Look for opportunities to help solve problems ► Offer advice, information and assistance ► Introduce people in your network
  11. 11. Stop saying you are looking for a job ► Highlight your current skills first ► No one really cares if you are looking
  12. 12. Be Positive ► Never bad mouth past work or managers ► Learn new things and meet new people ► Practice gratitude
  13. 13. @careersherpa Connect with me! Career Sherpa Hannah Morgan