The 6 smartest things to do when looking for a new job
- When looking for a new job, you'll have to give significant time and effort to many facets of the search.
- Here, author Myelle Lansat details the six most productive things she did when looking for a new position.
A lot of behind the scenes work goes into landing a job interview, and it takes more than tweaking a resume or cover letter to stand out in an applicant pool.
It's not easy to look for a new job opportunity, especially as a recent college graduate. To help guide my search, I reflected on the work I did in school and in past internships to motivate my job search.
I recently graduated with a B.S. in magazine journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, and I previously wrote for the Your Money section at Business Insider.
Here are the six smartest things I did when looking for new job opportunities.
1. Reach out to existing networks
2. Check job sites daily
3. Connect with people on LinkedIn
4. Nail the in-person connection
5. Use connections to make connections
6. Stay busy
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