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Tips to Enrich Your Job Hunting Toolbelt

July 12, 2015   

BLM Employees at WorkProfessionals can’t do anything without their tools, so when you do go job hunting, you need to make sure that you prepare yourself with the proper tools. But which are these and how they can actually help us? Let’s see!

A solid resume

We need to create a good, well formatted resume that includes all the important information about us and, the most important thing, we need to save it on a computer, portable device or any other similar tool. The main idea is that we do have to bring our resume with us at all times.

Complete portfolio

When you get hired somewhere, people do want to see what you did previously. The best way to do that is to create a complete portfolio. A portfolio shows your experience, what you did, how you work and it just helps you sell your skills in the best possible way. If you want to get the best results, then this will help you for sure.

A computer

If you want to stay in touch with the interviewers, apply for jobs and search jobs on the market, then what you have to do is to get a computer. Opt for one that’s portable, as this will be even more helpful! Keeping your CV, portfolio and other important stuff on the computer is very important, and it shows that you are a professional that does care about the way he is presented.

A suit/professional clothing

You can’t go to a job interview in sneakers and sweats, you need to be dressed professionally, so a suit will help you show that you are indeed eager to work at that company and that you respect them. Get professional clothing if you don’t have it, as this should be included in the arsenal of any potential employee.

A functional pen

Believe it or not, but you do need a pen sometimes. You might need to take notes, sign something and so on. Sure, it sounds silly at first, but it doesn’t hurt to be prepared for everything, and having a pen is a very good idea. Remember that, in the end, your image does matter, and with the help of a pen you will show that you are an organized person worthy of attention.

Thank you notes

Sure, they might seem outdated, but in the end you do need such a thing, since they help you get the upper hand in the career industry. Do try and use them as often as possible, they send a nice message to the other persons and just bring in a peaceful, nice message!

In conclusion, these are the best things that you should have when you go job hunting. The process might be hard at first, but with the help of these tools you will make job hunting easier, so take them into account and strive to obtain the best possible results!

 

Senior Systems Developer – Cloud Solutions, Software & Web Sydney Australia