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Creativity 365 Relieves Job Hunting Stress

 

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As the old saying goes, “no pain, no gain.” One is willing to strive for a satisfying outcome through hardship. But what if a series of tools can lift the burden when finding a job?

Looking for a new job is undeniably hard work. In fact, it can be the toughest job you’ll ever have. The key to job search success is to treat the entire process like a business; think of yourself as being in the job-hunting business: a multifaceted business that requires much organization and creativity.

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Network

Networking isn’t always at the top of our priority list. It can be awkward, time-consuming, and after repeatedly revising your résumé and cover letter, much less appealing than a cozy couch.

However, there is no denying that networking is significant in finding a new job. You are more likely to get a job through who you know rather than through your education or work experience.

It is simply not enough to keep your head down and produce A-plus work. You need to connect with others, be vocal about your interests and career goals, and build relationships with people you might not otherwise.

Building the Relationship

Maintain a detailed record of all the events you attend and the connections you make. Make notes about some of the things you talked about so you could follow up later. This will help you build a network of valuable contacts both for your current job search and for any future ones.

Do you find it difficult to keep track of all the business cards you receive? They probably clutter up your portfolio cardholder, making it nearly impossible to find the one you are looking for.

Here’s one suggestion: scan and save the business cards you receive on the go with Pocket Scanner. With a mobile device, categorize and sort business cards in alphabetical or chronological order, and take advantage of the search function within the app.

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Before heading to an interview, remember to bring a professional resume with you. Many people agonize over writing a résumé, and for good reason. Creating an effective resume that gets results is challenging.

Most prospective employers decide after reading the first few lines whether or not they want to interview you. Add that to the vast sea of candidates with whom you’re going head to head, and suddenly the entire process of crafting a winning résumé can seem daunting, if not impossible.

To increase the odds for your resume to make the cut, make sure you proofread your resume carefully and make it pristine. Even small mistakes can lead a potential employer to believe that a candidate might not make a very careful or conscientious employee.

Finally, after all your hard work maintaining records, networking, and relentlessly revising your resume you get an invitation to interview. Your ultimate goal is to convey your strength and passion to your future colleagues, leaving them with a positive impression.  Here are some tips teaching you how to master interview skills, Interview tips: 10 tips to improve interview performance.

Scheduling interview dates and preparing personalized answers for frequently asked interview questions are the two essential things you must deal with beforehand. In contrast to a traditional schedulers, a digital planner will significantly reduce the weight of your bag. Furthermore, you can set alarms and to-do lists to remind you of the next interviews.

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Job hunting is like running a long and daunting race. You must be persistent with your effort until the very end. Demonstrate your professionalism and outstanding quality of work, by elegantly signing your contract electronically. Sealing the deal with a sleek, new stylus.

We understand finding a dream job is arduous. Creativity 365 is with you along the way. We give out complimentary Dash 2 stylus to users who subscribe to the Creativity 365 annual plan. For more effective benefits, kindly visit the campaign page.

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About the author

Nicole Shen

As a graduate in languages from National Taiwan University and Doshisha University, Japan, Nicole is currently working in Taiwan, specialized in marketing and translation/interpretation. She has a strong international background, is fluent in English, Chinese and Japanese, and has lived and work in Japan and Taiwan.

She has been doing some projects and blogging for Kdan Mobile since 2016.

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