The job search can be so incredibly frustrating. You’ve scoured the open positions endlessly and filled out hundreds of applications and yet—nothing. There are tons of applicants vying for the same spots you are, and you know your resume is just getting lost in a pile on the hiring manager’s desk.
But before you press submit again, there are some steps you can take to help you grab a recruiter's attention (in a good way). So, take a breath and read these 12 tips that will make you much more hireable. And, most importantly—don’t forget to believe in yourself. You got this.
(And when you do get that new job—which you will—let us know which tip helped you most!)
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Abby works in health education and prevention at a university in Washington, DC. When she’s not trying to make the world a healthier place, you can find her taking selfies with her cat (Mildred Meow Meow), hunting down the city's best grilled cheese, or zipping through the city on her bike, named Libby. Say hi on Twitter.More from this Author