We know that the job search can be long and exhausting. And the longer it gets, the easier it is to forget the basics.
You might be so focused on looking for a job that you forget something as silly as coming prepared with solid questions to ask at the end of the interview, or maybe you become so focused on your LinkedIn that you forget recruiters can see your tweets as well. (And you’ve been tweeting a lot about how frustrated you are at your current position.)
Well, have no fear! We took to the internet to see what a few career experts recommended and compiled our favorite tips.
#Jobseekers: Compile a file of situations where you solved a problem & turned things around. Use them in your career storyline.— ShaadiAtWork (@ShaadiAtWork) November 9, 2015
The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. Don't settle. ~Steve Jobs #jobsearchtips— Jessica H Hernandez (@GreatResume) November 9, 2015
#Jobseekers Your interview begins the moment you walk through the company's doors and everyone you speak with. Act accordingly— Gayle Howard (@GayleHoward) November 2, 2015
Good question to ask at a job interview.What are the company's highest priorities this year and how would my role contribute? #jobsearch— Karen King (@JobTips_Karen) November 9, 2015
#Jobseekers: LinkedIn showcases your past, present & potential. Show your intentions by the LI groups you join.— Resume Right (@ResumeRightAU) November 1, 2015
Previously an editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. She’s written almost 500 articles for The Muse on anything from productivity tips to cover letters to bad bosses to cool career changers, many of which have been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer and reader, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author