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There are many jobs in the Philippines but job hunting can be quite a challenge. Both experienced employees and newly graduates looking to land their first job are faced with the dilemma of where they can find available jobs. Do you find your job search is off to a slow start or are you stuck and don’t know how to proceed? Here are some job search tips you can follow to help your job hunt go smoothly.
Tip #1: Be Prepared. Here’s a basic resume writing tip: put all your contact information on your resume such as your home phone number, your email address and your mobile number. The idea is to make yourself reachable to possible employers to contact you. For instance, even if you are out of the house continuing your job search you can still be contacted through your cell phone. And since we are now in a digital age, you can easily link up your email to your cell phone or access email from your phone or laptop through wireless connection.
Tip #2: Be More Than Prepared. Another thing you should do is to always have up-to-date resume that you can send even if you are currently not actively looking for a job. You never know when opportunity will come knocking on your door.
Tip #3: Network! Network! And Network! Did you know that your network contacts can help you get a new job? So you shouldn’t be afraid or shy to reach out to your friends, family and professional colleagues and ask if they can possibly recommend you for a job. After all, he might know someone who knows someone who can refer you to their company!
Tip #4: Just Keep Going. Landing a job is no easy feat. And that’s why you need to keep submitting resumes here and there. Otherwise if you just wait for one particular opportunity to have a result, chances are you won’t get a new job soon enough.
Tip #5: Know How to Answer an Interview Right. So you’ve finally landed an interview with a possible future employer. Is this the end of your job search? Absolutely not! You need to still be prepared for your job interview. After all, it is in impressing your interviewer that will determine whether you got the job or not! So do read up on job interview tips so you can better ready yourself.