There’s a certain amount of skill required when it comes to job search and here are four key hard skills that I had put into practice when I was looking for opportunities.
Researching and analysing
Searching for the ideal job is time-consuming but I knew that the more in-depth my research, the more likely I was to find a opportunity that was right for you and I was pretty confident that I didn’t miss out on something that was exciting or suitable. My research included using the Internet, job boards and other internet sites, magazines, newspapers, networking events and my own networks.
And the research continued once I’d secured the job interviews because I was then interested in researching the company and its history. That included researching Google news to find articles and press releases that related to the interview, searching LinkedIn – via Google – to read up on the interviewers [Read more…]