Top 7 Job Searching Strategies That You Might Be Missing Out On

By ACHNET Inc | Jun 10, 2020
Career| Achievers Network

Whether you are looking to find your first job, the right job match, make a career progression, or career transition, broadening your job hunt strategies ensures you successfully land the right job. When you have a winning job search strategy, you win the job! Following the right job search strategies helps you stand out in the competition, attract the attention of more recruiters, and doubles your rate of getting hired for the right job.

Here is the Top 7 Job Searching Strategies That You Might Be Missing Out On:

Strategy #1 - Having a Powerful Resume

Your resume tells your story. You always work to make it the best by including your top skills and working experience. Did you know that having a visual resume displaying a 360° view of your profile makes you stand out from the crowd, attracts more clients, and increases your hiring rate? Adding a video resume takes your profile to the next level by highlighting your exceptional soft skills, which cannot be otherwise displayed in a text resume.

With ACHNET’s Power Bio, you can create a stunning visual resume and an impressive video resume to make your profile more enticing and engaging than before!

Strategy #2 – Customizing Your Resume and Personal Branding

It’s great that you possess versatile talent with multiple skill sets. But customized profiles highlighting skills in line with job specifications have been linked with increased hiring rate. Recruiters are more attracted to customized profiles aligned with job specifications than generic profiles. ACHNET’s Profile Builder enables you to create, customize, and promote your profile to fit the job role, enhance your profile visibility, meet potential employers, and boost your hiring rate.

Strategy #3 - Taking Personality Assessment

Top companies rely on personality assessments such as DISC and MBTI indicator to find the right job candidates. Your personality assessment profile provides an insight into your behavior pattern, working style, strengths, potential, values, and ethics. By taking a Personality assessment, you can gain the attention of recruiters; boost your profile visibility, and hiring rate.

DISC assessment classifies personality into four categories - D (dominance), I (influence), S (steadiness), and C (conscientiousness). Based on your personality profile data, the assessment model provides suggestions on the right job and what you should be doing for a successful career progression. The 16 personality test or MBTI indicator helps to understand the psychological preferences of individuals, including how they view the world and interact with it, and how they make decisions.

Strategy #4 – Building Online Credentials

Building your online credentials is a sure shot way to gain the trust of recruiters and potential employers. It adds value to your profile and increases your eligibility criteria for various job opportunities. Online credibility shows that your managers and peers approve of your skills and accomplishments. Build your online credibility with ACHNET’s exclusive Power Ratings. You can give or request commendations from connections for the tasks you have accomplished.

Strategy #5 – Networking

Networking is a great way to boost your job search. It helps to strengthen your professional network. By expanding your professional network, you gain an insight into various job opportunities through your connections and also get recommendations. With ACHNET’s Power Connect, you can invite friends, make new connections, and find fellow professionals in your industry, who can refer you to new job openings.

Strategy #6 - Centralizing Your Social Power

With more companies resorting to social media for recruiting candidates, the virtual platform serves as a powerful tool for job searching. Companies post their job opening on various social media sites. This can make it difficult for job seekers to search for jobs on different sites. ACHNET’s Social Power allows you to centralize and manage your online social activities under a single platform. This helps you to easily connect with your networks, browse through your social feeds and job postings. You can also display your projects and promote personal branding to attract recruiters and potential employers.

Strategy #7 - Seeking Career Coaching Support

A career coach can help in your job searching by analyzing and understanding your skills and personality and suggest the right job match. Internationally certified Career coaches on ACHNET can provide you with advice on enhancing and updating your skills as per the market trend, offer valuable advice on promoting your personal brand, help you explore new job opportunities, and guide through a career transition.

Achievers are finding the above top 7 job searching strategies helpful in getting the right job match and are enjoying a successful career. Whether you are searching for a new job or looking for a career transition, implementing these valuable strategies is a sure shot way to help you find the right job and succeed in your career.

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