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5 ways you can avoid being unlucky in your job search

5 ways you can avoid being unlucky in your job search

It’s no secret that finding a job can be tough, especially if you feel like you’re constantly coming up against roadblocks and setbacks. But the good news is that there are things you can do to increase your chances of success and avoid feeling unlucky during your job search. Here are five key tips to keep in mind:

1.Keep your CV up-to-date.

This is important for several reasons. Firstly, highlighting your relevant skills and experience can show how you’re the best fit for the role. Secondly, if your contact details are not correct, the employers have no way of getting in contact with you and your application will slip through the cracks – have both a phone number and an email address on your CV. Lastly, your CV should include the dates to outline your time at each of your previous roles and your duties in each position to give a clear picture of your experience.

2. Set clear goals.

Before you start your job search, it’s important to know what you’re looking for and what you want to achieve. Set specific, achievable goals for yourself, and use them to guide your search. This can help you stay focused and motivated, and increase your chances of finding a job that’s right for you.

3.Don’t rely on job postings alone.

While it’s important to keep an eye out for job openings that match your skills and experience, relying solely on job postings can limit your options. Reach out to Honeycomb for access to the job market that you’re most interested in. We have dedicated consultants in a variety of sectors to help you in finding the right position.

4.Keep learning and growing.

In today’s competitive job market, it’s important to continuously improve your skills and knowledge. If you feel like you’re not making progress in your job search, it may be time to invest in yourself and your career. Consider taking a course or workshop to learn new skills or earn a certification, or work on a personal project to showcase your abilities. This can not only make you more competitive in the job market, but also give you a sense of accomplishment and motivation.

5.Don’t get discouraged.

It’s easy to feel unlucky when you have faced rejection, but it’s important to remember that finding a job is a process and it can take time. Stay positive and keep putting yourself out there, and eventually, you’ll land the right opportunity.

By following these tips, you can increase your chances of success in your job search and avoid feeling unlucky. Remember to stay focused, be proactive, and never give up, and you’ll find the job you’re looking for in no time. We can help you get there!

For more information or to get help with your job search get in touch with our sourcing specialist Aoife via the details below.

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