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4 Ways to Stand Out Amongst the Competition When Trying to Get a Job

Interview Advice, Resume Advice

When you are applying for a job, here are four ways to stand out amongst the competition.

  1. Make your resume stand out.  Your resume is the first thing a company will look at before they decide to interview you. Aside from having a perfectly written resume, show how you added value to your previous employers. You can also make your resume pop by using a well-designed template. For more details on how to craft a well-written resume, click here.
  2. Be engaged with the company. Before going to the interview, follow the company on all social media channels. Pay attention to what the company is posting on social media so you are knowledgeable about the latest company news in the interview.
  3. Have a good interview. Arrive to your interview with a positive attitude and be eager for the job. You should also have some well-thought out examples of your work-ethic to prove you are hard-working and reliable. For additional information on interviewing, check out the five common mistakes made in an interview.
  4. Follow up after the interview. Send a thank you note or email within 24 hours after the interview is over. It is important to thank the interviewer for taking the time out of their busy schedule to meet with you.

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