Getting a job isn't easy. Most people apply for a number of jobs before they get a job offer, but if you follow these hints you'll find it a whole lot easier.
So how do you get that job?
You need to be able to convince the firm that you’re the best one for the job, the one they can’t afford not to employ. In other words you need to ‘sell’ yourself to them. And to do that you’ll need to:
All of these are examples of ‘selling’ yourself, and you’ll need to be successful at them just to get an interview.
And remember you’ll need to be persistent too.
Download our booklet Steps2... for hints.
Increasingly firms are asking job applicants to apply on-line so it is important that you have an accurate record of your skills and qualifications to hand when you are completing the on-line form. The section on CVs may help you to see the information you need to have.