Job Search To-Do List | Collins McNicholas

Your Job Search To-Do List

#1

Start networking – work on your list of contacts.

#2

Research the job market.

#3

Work on your Unique Selling Points (USPs).

#4

Develop and perfect your 30 second sales pitch.

#5

Identify target companies.

#6

Dedicate certain times/days to concentrate on your job search.

#7

Set targets for number of applications to make, people to contact, companies to visit and events to attend.

#8

Keep accurate records of all applications – use tracking sheet.

#9

Use all or most of the ten job searching methods we have identified – you are not truly on the job market if you are just passively keeping an eye on newspapers.

#10

Know your CV – you are your CV.

#11

Practice your interview skills – do mock interviews.

#12

 

Remember you will not be successful at every interview – this may not be anything to do with your interview performance or experience.

#13

Keep yourself positive and go for it! There are still jobs out there!