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10 Things Smart Job Seekers Do

2 2022/09/23
Getting your dream job can sometimes require more than just talent, knowledge, or other qualifications. Some job positions are extremely highly demanded in the market, thus there is still a chance that some qualified applicants will not pass the interview. Rather than just being qualified for the position, you need to stand out for recruiters to take interest in you. In this article, we will show you 10 things smart job seekers do to get hired.

1. They Realize A Potential Job Lead Could Be Anywhere


Smart job seekers are not embarrassed to disclose that they are currently job-hunting. It is a method for them to let their family members and friends know that they are looking for employment. We never know if one of their family members will become a bridge to help them land an interview. Therefore, there is nothing to be embarrassed about looking for a job.

2. They Look for More than One Opening Position


Smart job seekers will create a list of local businesses or companies they can contact to note down any available position suitable for them. When they spot companies that are relevant to their field at university, they add them to the list of potential targets and look through job requirements to apply for the job.


3. They Put Effort Into Their Application


Smart job seekers will make every effort to differentiate themselves from other applicants, therefore they will make sure that their application is flawless, so recruiters will believe they are suitable for the position. In addition, they put effort into creating the strongest resume and checking the job description ensuring their skills and abilities are relevant to the job.

4. They Do Their Homework


Smart job seekers include in their application a resume containing everything that recruiters are looking for. To impress recruiters, they do thorough research on the company they are applying for, and then strategize on how they can contribute to improving the company.

5. They Know The Recruiters Do Their Homework Too


Smart job seekers stay alert at all times because they are aware recruiters may  research them. Recruiters can google their names and information which means they have to make sure their social media information will not impact their chance to get a job.

6. They Make Their Value Known Quickly


Recruiters are often extremely busy having to deal with an endless amount of applications. Most recruiters will not spend too much time on uninteresting resumes before deciding to reject them. Smart job seekers show their values right at the beginning of their resumes. They make their bio relevant to what recruiters need since they understand how crucial it is to provide helpful information on top of their CV to catch the attention of recruiters.

7. They Look And Act Like A Professional


Smart job seekers will ensure that recruiters think they are qualified for the position. Their strategy is straightforward but effective. They only need to be confident in themselves; show up on time, dress appropriately, and pay close attention when recruiters ask them questions.

8. They Express Their Desire For The Job


Smart job seekers will convince recruiters that they are interested in the position because they are prepared to work here. They ensure their information is relatable to what recruiters want and be the first choice for the job.

9. They Follow Up


Smart job seekers will follow up with recruiters to find out about the result of the interview. This is a technique used to convince recruiters that the candidate is interested in this position.

In short, following the guidance above will lead job seekers to get a job quickly. Do not hesitate to contact recruiters after you have interviewed because this is a sign showing that you are interested in the position you are applying for.

If you are looking for jobs for your next journey, you can look for them on the Cambojob Platform.

Cambojob is a multilingual recruiting platform available on the website and mobile application that provides you with efficient communication that directs you to your future jobs.