16. December 2011 12:33
Unemployed and looking to improve your job search? Here are 4 tips to increase your chances of getting a job:
1. Stay busy, but on task. Free time is nice, and there are many things you can do with it to improve your job hunt. Classes and volunteer work can help you advance your marketable skills.
2. Engage on social media sites. You can join online communities to stay abreast of industry news, and you can share your own insight with others in the field.
3. Step out of your comfort zone. Consider expanding you job search geographically as well as industry wise. There are plenty of great opportunities you may not even know about yet!
4. Go to networking events. Many universities have these for alumni, and you can often find local professional networking groups as well.
Remember to stay positive, keep busy, and enjoy your time in between jobs!