As a Chinese philosopher, Confucius said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." Loving the job you do is an important part of your life. The working process becomes enjoyable when you love your job. So, try to get the job which you love. Remember that people who love their jobs do it better than the ones who do not.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.’’ Doing research may seem to take plenty of time, however, it is an initial period to understand what you want. You can do research connected with the industry of the job which you are willing to try. Reading job responsibilities is one of the first things which you should do. Studying about the companies is also very important, the information about companies can be found on their website, comments. If you have already found the company of your dream it is essential to apply for a job appropriately. Create a valuable CV - there are lots of tips on the Internet that can be helpful. Write a persuasive letter, pay attention to your writing skills, and do your best to write a memorable letter for your employer.
Some Facts You Should Know When Creating a CV
A simple design is the best - You can even create your resume Microsoft Word file. Do not forget that employers do not pay attention to the colors and design of your resume. It should be visually simple and understandable.
Your work experience is more important than your qualifications. Sometimes people who have lots of qualifications and certificates do the work worse than the ones who have experience. Employers often think that your experiences will be an advantage for their company.
Not everything on your resume matters to recruiters. There are specific sections or information they review first on a resume. As per Jobvite Recruiter Nation Report, recruiters look for the following on your resume:
Job experience: 67%
Cultural fit: 60%
Cover letters: 26%
The prestige of college: 21%
Grade point average (GPA): 19%
Recruiters will spend only some seconds on your resume, so make sure you have done everything appropriately.
Here are the reasons for you to get rejected, as per CareerBuilder:
Impersonal applications (no hiring manager’s name): 84%
No thank-you note after the interview: 57%
Resumes aren’t customized and tailored: 54%
No cover letter: 45%
No, follow up with an employer after the interview: 37%
Prepare For an Interview
Most of the people get their jobs after having an interview. Having a wonderful CV and a letter of recommendation does not guarantee that you will get a job. Your way of speaking, your clothes, hair, and an appropriate look will be an advantage for you. Speaking with a smile, answering questions patiently will make your future employer trust you.