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How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

Consider Expectations
Whether you need to rethink your job Search or consider just what it is that you want to do, you need to work out and consider just what your expectations are when looking to get a job. Things to consider would be salary expectations, distance prepared to travel, career prospects, ideal company culture and so on…

Take up hobbies
Firstly, you need other things to keep you happy and content. Hobbies can take your mind off the struggle that can be the job search, and can also refresh your mind for the continued job hunt. Also you never know but hobbies can also lead into something, and may even lead you to turn your hobby into a business. With leads nicely onto…

Becoming self employed
I did and I ain’t nothing special! – just someone with the right attitude and a few good ideas.

Watch out for scam jobs
Sad as it may seem, there are plenty of job scams out there that are looking to take advantage of job seekers desperate to find employment. Learn how to avoid job scams – and it may help you find a decent job.

Understand it’s not personal
If you keep getting turned down for jobs, or even shortlisted for interview, understand that it isn’t personal. Take it as a sign that you perhaps still need to look at how you can become more employable.

Keep smiling
Easier said than done mind you, but no matter how tough your job search becomes, try to keep smiling. After all, it can sometimes make things, at least seem a little easier.

Good luck and please do comment below if you have any further tips to add…

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