Are you struggling to find work?
There are a number of methods that you can utilize to get yourself employment.
Reaching out to family members can be a great way to find employment. Don’t just ask your parents though, reach out to distant family; you never know when you may get that lead. You can even arrange a party with the sole intention of networking and finding opportunities in the employment market. Many people who work within large organizations will hear about job opportunities prior to the HR department advertising the position externally.
When you are talking to people about job opportunities, make sure you focus solely on your positives. Being out of work can lower your self esteem however leave the negatives for a darkened room when you’re alone.
If you’re a church-goer, go early and talk to people about your skills. It is amazing how many people will know someone who is looking for just you. Joining a club is another good way to get you out there; search Yahoo for a club in your vicinity that focuses on your hobby.
A great way to get a job is to use professional agencies. Sing up at employment agencies, if you have skills it is more than likely that someone needs you. Facebook is massive and simply updating your profile stating that your looking for work could be a catalyst to finding your dream job. Write about your skills, accomplishments and update your Facebook profile.
Sign up at LinkedIn, it is a wonderful job seeking network that used correctly can lead to new opportunities. Just update your LinkedIn account with the same information that you posted on Facebook. Browse the connections of your connections and look for new connections. Make certain that your LinkedIn profile is current, accurate and relevant to the position you are trying to get.
Twitter is also a great way to find opportunities so start by simply posting that you’re looking for work and your would appreciate any leads. You can increase your twitter followers by visiting Twellow, this is the directory for Twitter and a great resource.
When you’re searching for employment, throw the “Don’t talk to strangers” motto out the window. For example, when you’re queuing in a line at your favourite shop, make a remark regarding the weather or a product found only at that shop. In the event people close by ignore you, forget the conversation. However, if someone talks, don’t be nervous about stating that you’re searching for a job. Trust in destiny!