The key to making sure you’re submitting the right resume is understanding the job posting. If you’re looking to customize your resume you will want to look at the job requirements. This is not to say you shouldn’t read the entire description to determine if this would be a job you’re interested in, but a note to pay extra attention to the job requirements. Before you submit a resume to a job opening make sure you’ve read the job requirements and can say with confidence your resume meets them.
First impressions are everything so the reality is that sometimes you can’t recover from a bad interview. However, it all depends on the hiring manager and the position. Some Hiring Managers are very understanding when it comes to interviewers being nervous and maybe not presenting well. There’s also some positions where the business may need to move fast and may have several interviews scheduled so you may not have a chance to redeem yourself. Then there’s some positions where maybe there isn’t a large pool of candidates and you will have a chance to redeem yourself for that opportunity or future opportunities.
The key to finding the courage you need to leave your comfort zone starts with the desire to want to see change. When your desire to see change is greater than your fear of remaining in your comfort zone, then and only then will you be willing to make a move. This is definitely something I at times struggle with and each day strive to do something new that pushes me outside of my comfort zone. There are definitely moments when the fear of doing something new will try to keep you from leaving your comfort zone. So whether it’s looking for a new job or switching industries, I’ve listed a few tips that will help with moving beyond your comfort zone.
I’m from the Midwest so winters can be hard and seem like they last forever. So I completely understand not wanting to be anywhere near a laptop and or searching for a job. So I’m sharing a few helpful tips that will help you not lose momentum during the summer and that will not take up all your time.