How can I stand out?
This is a question asked by many candidates when challenged with job hunting. DMCG Global Co-Founder Adam Michael Toctan gives his top tips on the subject...
So, if you're looking for work, what advice can I offer you to make sure that you are seen, and heard?
No one wants a CV riddled with errors, spelling mistakes or waffle. 2 pages, nice and slick.
What makes you unique, but also relevant for the role that you are applying for?
Research the role that you are applying for - if it has clear requirements that you MUST have, highlight them, but don't be offended if you don't make the cut.
Needs to be on-point. And yes, that goes for all forms of your social profile, not just LinkedIn.
Keep applying, messaging and reaching out - eventually someone will respond. Hiring managers are unlikely to be waiting for your email in this market.
Work with an expert in your field. You wouldn't ask a random man on the street to paint your house would you?
It's unlikely in this market you will be getting a 20% pay increase, so unless you are working within a high demand sector set realistic financial goals.
The ideal job is unlikely to be out there in 2020, so be open minded about what is being presented – you never know where it might lead.
Work with those that inspire and push you. Stay resilient and self-assured (but understand that you are ALWAYS still learning). The market continues to throw us all curve balls so get prepared – anything can happen, and it often does!
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