Successful Job Seekers Have a Long-Term Plan - Deepstash

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Science-Backed Habits Of Outrageously Successful Job Seekers

Successful Job Seekers Have a Long-Term Plan

  • They have a vision for what they eventually want to be. Goals don’t help if one does not have a clear pathway, a strategy to reach there.
  • We need to take into account the uncertainty and unpredictability that surrounds us, even if we are happily occupied in a job.
  • Having a good network of friends that is nurtured and cultivated is a better strategy than calling up your old acquaintances after years asking them for helping you find a job.

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What you should not say
  • Starting with something personal like family or hobbies, or launching into your life story.
  • Sharing the problems with your current job.
  • Summarizing your resume, point-by-point....
Craft an elevator pitch
  • Spend some time reviewing the job description in the recruitment ad for the position and research the company.
  • Prepare a short script that highlights the skills, strengths and expertise you have that make you especially qualified for this particular position. 
  • Explain the reasons you’re applying for this particular job. Focus on career-related motivations.
Your purpose to the question

Your purpose to the question "tell me about yourself" is to give just enough details of yourself to spark the interest of the interviewer.

Answering this question gives you a great opportunity to spotlight the skills and experience that make you the ideal candidate for the job.