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Parkersburg Job Searching Tips


There are a near infinite number of ways to go about job searching, but knowing where to start and what approach is right for you can be tricky. When you are applying for Parkersburg jobs, there are some basic tips you should always keep in mind during your search. If you stick with these, your job searching process will be much smoother.

1. Use connections: family members and friends or even friends of friends can be beneficial to your job search. It doesnÂ’t hurt to ask around. Someone may know someone who has an opening available. They could also help you become aware of openings that might not be advertised.

2. Know your skills: reflect on your past experiences and try to find something from them that could make you more marketable. This need not apply to past jobs; any volunteer or extracurricular activities in your past could give your resume a boost.

3. Make finding a job your full time job: this is a lot simpler than it sounds. If you are in a dry spell during your job search, simply make job searching your primary day-to-day activity. Set yourself a goal of putting in a certain number of job applications a day. Always remember that job searching is a numbers game. Your chances of at least landing an interview are much higher if you put out 20 resumes as opposed to five.

By Kyle Wise

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