Focused Job Hunts During Economic Paralyses
Bureau of Labor statistics reports the unemployment rate sits at 7.7%, meaning that employers are finding difficulty in loosening their pockets during an economically uncertain - and unstable - 2013. With Fox Business reporting some interesting scenarios for job hunters, it is high time for job seekers to learn the traits of job hunting. In lieu of these toughened hiring standards, Fox Business offers these tips to potential job hunters who've found tightened clamps on career moves this late in 2012.
FT or PT Clarity
Amanda Augustine, job search expert at TheLadders.com, suggests aligning your full-time or part-time job seeking goals with your needs. If you are a job seeker, then you must have your own preferences. You must have a clear idea of the job type you are looking to go with. Whether you want a part time job to supplement your studies, or a full time job is the way to go for you, you must be precise in answering this question to nullify any confusion arising because of you hunting for the inappropriate job. 33% of the companies go with the services of part-time employees during the fourth quarter, so the opportunities are ample, provided you plan the things properly.
See What Employers See
Jolynn Cunningham, talent director at Indeed.com, states that ground-pounding job searchers "suffer from a paralysis". Given this, it is essential for you to put yourself in the shoes of the employer while seeking particular careers within your niche. Most of the time, the employers are flooded with resumes and job applications; you need to keep the employers at ease by offering an attractive resume, devoid of any vague or irrelevant statements.
When considering a particular job, you must keep your finances in front. Do not just apply for the job to add a star in the resume, rather pay close attention to what you need and you can offer. Shortage of money can make you sink further into debt, so to keep the income going; searching for the part-time job can be the ideal pick. Similarly, if you are intending to enjoy a stable career, then applying for the part-time jobs does not make sense.Continued on the next page