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How to stand out as a job applicant.

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The job market is extremely competitive. If you are looking to stand out as an applicant, try some of these methods.

Rated 0 points - posted 10 years ago by kris in category Music.
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Write a resume and cover letter specifically targeted toward each and every job Report Abuse
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Always highlight relevant skills both in the cover letter and in the resume Report Abuse
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Make every effort to address application materials to a person, not “To whom it may concern” Report Abuse
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Google search yourself; your employer will likely do his or her own search of your name Report Abuse
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Use your connections; network effectively Report Abuse
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Always have an interview outfit ironed and ready Report Abuse
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Make sure that your social networking sites are professional and presentable Report Abuse
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Apply to a job immediately after discovering an opening Report Abuse
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Set alerts on job search sites so that you immediately know about relevant job openings Report Abuse
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Practice being interviewed in order to feel prepared Report Abuse
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Bring a two copies of your resume along to an interview Report Abuse
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In addition to the resumes, bring a small notepad and a pen to the interview in order to take notes Report Abuse
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Thoroughly research proper interview attire and dress appropriately Report Abuse
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Always remember that when dressing for an interview, the point is to look professional, not draw attention to yourself Report Abuse
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Make yourself stand out by being prepared and poised, not dressed ostentatiously Report Abuse
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Be yourself during an interview; show your personality Report Abuse
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Be confident but not self-righteous Report Abuse
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Research common interview questions and practice answering them Report Abuse
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Always thank the person who interviews you for both their time and consideration Report Abuse
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Send a thank-you note after an interview; reiterate your interest in the job Report Abuse
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