Its always tough to walk against the wind. Getting a job in recession is really tough and there is no room for any error.
The below points are for job seekers who looking for any survival job in the recession market.
Have a good look at industry data.Create a report to see which industry is facing worker shortage or having job growth.
Brush up your skills while facing any interview. Also try to increase or improve your skill set.
Mock interviews with your colleagues and professors will help you feel more comfortable being asked questions and formulating your responses.
They also provide an opportunity for feedback on your style and how you come across in an interview.
Go on as many interviews as your can. Each one adds to your experience and helps you to be better prepared for the next one.
You can learn a lot about a district from the questions that are asked.
Consider freelance, contract ,corp-corp and part time jobs also.
Have a good network.Join few good networking web sites. Many companies and recruiters reveal their job vacancies in these sites also.
Be realistic for the salary you are looking for. More the salary you are expecting, its gonna take more time to get that job.
Demonstrate your skills to the company. Company should realize that you are the one they were looking for and you have the potential and will add
value for the company.
Don't loose hope and try again for next interview. But remember there is no room for same mistake and you need to really improve.
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