Bag jobs even during tough economic timesEmployment | January 27, 2011 at 4:10 am
The status of a country’s economy is an indicator of almost all the markets within the boundaries of that particular nation. Obviously, job market is also included in the list of markets that are affected by the economy. And when the economy is in a downward trend the condition in job market becomes piteous. The downsizing of the economy insists the companies to cut their costs and companies pull axes to start cost-cutting with the first blow on the manpower. It results in massive unemployment and job market shows no hope for job seekers.
Now, if someone says that such a job market situation can also fetch jobs, then that will never be acceptable. And you will probably take it as a shoddy joke. But there are several time tested strategies that shows desirable results in job search, even during hard economic times.
Several strategies can be adopted to make more jobs available for a job seeker. One of the most significant and highly productive strategies is improving your knowledge and enhancing you skills. During the economic crisis companies look for efficient employees who will take negligible time to settle into a new atmosphere and his/her productivity will also be high. Companies during such hard time give less importance to fresher. Hence, following the advices of a career guide to improve your personality and skills will be helpful to secure a good paying job.
An alternative of the above strategy will be to seek help from a vocation professional. Vocation professionals offer a wide array of services like making CV, providing job coaching, useful exams all of which will improve your chances to fetch a job. There are additional services like social networking, writing cover letters that can attract companies and advising on career research techniques which are offered by vocation professionals.
One of the most important tools to hunt down a job is your CV. And during the time of economic slump job seeker must pay special attention to their CVs and design a quality resume. A resume must be made by doing a extensive research on the keywords. Of a resume doesn’t contain the exact keywords that are required to get a specific job, then surely that resume will be undetected by the filtering system of job portals. So to make the chances of getting a good job, a resume should be made intelligently. Resume services are quite helpful in this regard.
Once these strategies fetches you an interview, your appearance, confidence and smart body language will make an impression on the employer.