Successful Job Search – 10 Employment Tips

Introduction to Successful Job Search

Increase your chances for successful job search.  Yes,  even in this competitive environment if you use these employment quick-tips.

Successful job search

This article will focus on a few successful job search criteria and will help show you how to pinpoint and find a job that’s suitable for your needs.  It also describes some recommended  on-the-job behaviors once you have been offered the position.

Finding the perfect, satisfying job is always tough.  Here are things you’ve got to consider prior to receiving an offer.

Don’t let your current job suffer if you’re on the market for a new one. Being a slacker will give you a bad reputation. The people you are interviewing with may become aware of your current activities as well. If you want to succeed, you must always give your all to what you do.  That way you never burn any bridges behind you.  You never know when you might want your old job back.

Personal DevelopmentSuccessful job search through personal development

Getting a better job can mean you need to beef up your skills. Use your time wisely and learn in order to obtain a higher paying job. There are many online self-study programs that can fit to any schedule.  One thing you should consider is whether or not you like to work with others. This will guide you along the path to listing the types of jobs you are seeking on your resume.  Better job seekers enjoy work interactions and generally recognize know how to utilize their networks to get help when they need it. So personal development doesn’t only mean job skills but people skills as well.

Robust Resume

Avoid limiting yourself with one job title, since these titles can be considerably different from employer to employer . Research other jobs online, and determine which ones are right for you. This will include you in a larger pool of potential jobs.

A resume can, alone, reward you with the job you seek. Make sure your resume is organized for quick consumption. Past work experience, skills and educations should be listed on your resume. Also, include any volunteering that you may do as well as your current contact information.

But, your resume is but one one of the many things an employer will look at. You need to keep your resume up-to-date by reviewing it regularly. Still, just having a great resume isn’t the only important thing. You must be enthusiastic and dedicated in order to make a good impression. It is crucial that you let your strengths shine through.

Interview Prep

Have some questions for the interviewer before you go to the interview. They almost always ask if you have a question at the end of the interview. Ask questions concerning work environment and responsibilities.

OK. you finally received your job offer and started a new post with a different employer…

On the New Job

Plan on arriving early to work. This will give you a little bit of buffer time so that unexpected traffic or delays won’t make you late to work. By making this a habit, you will always be the reliable one that employers can count on.

When in a new position, try to over-communicate with your supervisor rather than under-communicate. Lack of communication can lead to mistrust and poor performance appraisals. Build rapport with them. You may just find that your manager appreciates what you have to share about your position in the way of feedback and questions.

Team Player

Try to stay out of conflicts at work. Being known as a team player, someone who can work well with others.  Not only associates, but also supervisors and managers  will view you as highly valuable with a useful collegiate trait. If people see you as contentious, you will not be promoted or get good raises.  You may be let go if you cause problems in the work environment.

Layoffs

But what if the unthinkable occurs”  You don’t succeed in the job and you are going to be terminated. Whenever you discover that you will be terminated from your job, immediately register for unemployment benefits. You can’t wait until the severance ends or your last work day. The more quickly you sign up, the sooner you will be receive unemployment benefits.

Sad but it happens.  We will post an article shortly on this subject: “7 Reasons New Employees Fail – Blame Hiring Manager and Employer.”

Summing Up

As mentioned before, finding a position, impressing a recruiter, and selecting a job that suits your personality can be tough. Consider your personality. What kind of job will leave you frustrated, and what work will prove satisfying? The quick-tips in this article will help you find the most satisfying job.  And studying 5 Characteristics of Successful Job Searchers characteristics of successful job searchers will win you a solid job.

Flexicrew Support for Job Searchers

Flexicrew Staffing has the expert knowledge and resources to help you find the ideal position you seek. Let us support you in uncovering those positions that exactly match your talents and experience.  We review your search, your resume and the types of jobs available in your field for your successful job search.  Call today.  flexicrew.com/contact-us/

3 Key Reasons Recruiters Should Use Digital Interviews

Since the number of Coronavirus cases in the United States continues to increase, Human resources (HR) departments in employers are reducing personal interviews due to the social distancing norms which are still in-place in many industries.

The talent acquisition staff is opting to use digital platforms to interact with candidates applying for jobs and the use of digital solutions has increased significantly in the last six months. Surveys indicate that personal interaction with candidates is adversely affected by social distancing for 41% of the businesses, and 58% of the organizations claim that virtual interviews are used to alleviate the difficulty.

Although Flexicrew still utilizes some personal interaction, they are most often for drug screening and testing. Nevertheless we strongly encourage job applicants to interact with our recruitment staff digitally.

Benefits of Digital Interviews

3 important tips for organizations planning to conduct digital interviews for recruitment are discussed below:

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Digital Interviews While Working From Home

The HR staff has to spend some time coordinating for scheduling in-person interviews but they help to understand the candidate and get to meet team members. Digital interviews can make the process easier since the HR and operations team members and candidates can connect from their homes to hold face to face interviews.

Additionally these online job interviews also offer more flexibility for the HR staff and job applicants. Scheduling problems and travel delays associated with personal interviews are eliminated by conducting digital interviews. Additionally more candidates can be interviewed digitally even beyond normal working hours.

Face-To-Face Interaction with Job Candidates 

HR staff can choose from a wide range of digital interview tools for conducting live and on-demand interviews for direct interaction with the candidates based on the company profile. In on-demand interviews, the candidate records answers to questions which have been finalized earlier. Alternately a live interview can be conducted virtually.

Additionally digital interviews are a very easy way to highlight a firm’s uniqueness and personality, allowing the business to record personalized videos which give the candidate relevant information about the company. This could help motivate the candidate so that he is more interested in the available job. Also the video will help to showcase the most interesting aspects of the culture of the company.

Continue Uninterrupted Hiring During the Pandemic

Employers are slowly realizing that virtual work has become the norm, since the number of people infected with Coronavirus continues to increase. Though the changes in the economy due to the Coronavirus epidemic have adversely affected many industry sectors, a large number of companies are also increasing hiring to meet increased demand.

Virtual interviews allow employers to continue hiring since they are cost effective and safe since there is no direct personal contact which could lead to Coronavirus transmission. There is an additional advantage that the business and candidate have more flexibility in choosing the time, duration and format of the interview.

Though it is a challenge for businesses to conform to the social distancing norms, it is possible to avoid infection and keep HR staff healthy without disrupting the work routine. Digital interviews are a very convenient way for businesses to continue hiring new employees, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. These interviews can greatly improve the time required to hire and help your business survive the crisis and deliver great recruiting results along the way.

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If your organization is interested in making use of digital interviewing, give Flexicrew a call to find out our experience, some tips we’ve learned and whether digital interviews are suitable for your situation.