For many people, looking for a job is stressful and involves a series of mixed emotions, however, these tips will not make it seem like an impossible mission.
Tip 1: Create a list of companies where you would like to work. Identify between 8 and 12 companies you like and identify the reasons why you would like to work with them.
Tip 2: Connect with 4 to 6 people at each company. Initiate a conversation with each person. Ask them questions that will help you understand the company, corporate culture, and organizational needs. Also also ask them how they were able to begin working at the company.
Tip 3: After you understand more about each organization, on the careers web page of each company, search for the jobs which best match your skills and experience.
Tip 4: Prepare the best resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile and use them to apply to the jobs.
Tip 5: Take the initiative to connect with the recruiters of each job. Send them an email or an invitation to connect on LinkedIn. Invite them to an interview.