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Education and Career

5 Top Tips For Boosting Your Employability

Did you move to a new city and looking for ways to land a great position at a reputed firm? Or want to step up your chances of being hired by a burgeoning startup or a popular multinational? Finding the best-fit role is certainly challenging yet achievable if you are resilient and sagacious. Aside from that, you need to be extra diligent with your work and professional development. Here are some of the ways you can develop the prowess to showcase your professional skills to employers and grab your dream job.

Know About The Latest Trends

For employers, being up to date is a vital aspect as it is essential for their business’ sustainability. Research for current positions in your professional niche and find out the specific set of skills and competencies in demand. Relocating to a city that offers good opportunities best suited to your educational qualifications and technical know-how is also a good idea. Consult a good immigration law firm like LA Immigration Lawyer, Joshua L. Goldstein and learn more about employment & settlements prospects within your chosen city.

Hone Your Skills

Whether you are looking for an office job or earning money online, your key consideration should be pitching yourself as a qualified and outstanding individual. Most employers look for talented professionals who can bring ingenuity and technical flair to their business and the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business domain. Research for top job skills required by employers and work on honing these to add to your skill set. Take up online tutorials and register for professional development workshops to improve your interpersonal, communication, time management, and client handling abilities.

Refine Your Resume

Make sure your resume is up to date and modified to reflect key strengths required by a specific job role you have applied to. Highlight your soft skills and abilities such as team working, communications and time management. Most companies look for these vital traits in candidates as part of the fundamental skill set. Also, participate in activities that emphasize your inherent talent for management and professional flair like community projects, pro-bono roles, volunteer projects, and social activities.

Make Professional Contacts

While an outstanding CV might just land you a nice position, I recommend you make strong professional links that can be used as referrals when applying to a certain position. A good reference adds to your professional credibility and worth. It is also good to have people in your professional circle who can potentially hire you in the future. Focus on maintaining good work relationships and contacts, so you can apply to your desired job roles and gain access to top employers.

Social Media Networking

Linkedin, Facebook, and top job portals are a great way of networking with the best companies and getting updates about the recent job openings. It is an excellent footboard to augment your professional career and nudge it in the right direction. Link up with HR heads and employers on social media, interact frequently and develop a strong online presence to highlight yourself as a reliable & competent professional.

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