Now that you have a resume, how does one make the most of it? I understand that facing a job search can be very unpleasant and I have found that a plan takes the edge off. The easiest way to start the job search is to answer the following questions honestly:
Life Questions: In order of importance
You have to commit to spending an hour, three times a week, at the very least. Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays are usually good days. Apply for three jobs a day, minimum (This may take about an hour, depending on what the employer asks you do. A simple rule of thumb is that if you are asked to complete an online resume, go get a favorite beverage, play some of your favorite songs on YouTube and settle in for at least ten to thirty minutes.). Being offered an interview is a numbers game, the more you play, the greater your chances are of winning. Remember that if you work for a job, you will find a job.
Stephen Baker is a Program Director with 15 years of experience in the Fortune500. Over the years, he has been on both sides of the job hunt and offers straight advice on improving one's chances with getting that first interview. You can find more of Stephen's work at The Topeka Examiner.
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