Most Common mistakes in Job search

Are you applying for so many jobs? Still are you Jobless? Every day thousands of people look for new jobs in order to find their one true dream job. But how many of you get successful while looking for an opportunity of your choice. Job hunts need time, skills and effort, proper information as there are many job scams which make searching your dream job quite hard.

Other than job scams people make a lot of mistakes and get disappointed. It may seem impossible to find the right kind of job even after spending hours and so much effort but did this thought ever crossed your mind that you are making some sort of mistakes that you are unable to find your desired opportunity. All those people who are suffering from the same problem here are the list of some common mistakes that can make your job search experience very difficult. In order to avoid making those same mistakes in future check the list given below.


1. Choosing Your Career

Many people are desperate to grab a job opportunity as soon as it is possible. Such job seekers do not value that the job they have chosen is different from their ambitions. Many people desire to have comfortable job opportunities like in government sectors but with the lack of motivation towards their ambition, they just start working with the opportunity that is available for them. A job seeker must be very clear regarding his career as choosing a wrong career could make your job more difficult.    

2. Resume/CV Mistakes

Your resume should be made according to your job description. Many people face difficulties related to jobs when their resume does not indicate information according to job seekers' desire. Like if you desire your work as an engineer but your resume indicates that you are applying for math teacher jobs. Such types of mistakes in cv could result in serious failures.

3. Be Aware Of Job Scams

With the latest technology trends and internet availability, there are many websites that are promoting fake job advertisements and fake companies. So job seekers should be aware of such job advertisement scams as they could misuse your personal data like phone numbers, emails and try to search out on the internet if that company is authentic before going for an interview. This can save job seekers from a lot of trouble.

4. Specify Your Job Level

Nowadays you will find many people who lack the knowledge regarding which job is suitable and which job opportunity is not suitable for them. Like a job, the seeker has a qualification of entry-level but applying for the highly skilled professional-level job. Such mistakes will result in disappointment only as it’s your responsibility to make sure that you match all job criteria in order to get the job.

5. Search Wisely

It is important to decide before your job search that what attributes your desire opportunity must consist of. Be wise and clear your head in order to have a pleasant experience. First of all, decide you are looking for office job or home-based job, Full-time job or part-time job, lower-level job or higher-level job, government job or private job, skill level, experience level etc. Once you have decided you can search job according to your need and most probably you will soon get your desired jobs.

6. Don’t Give up Too Easy

Although it’s frustrating to spend too much energy on job search and it’s common to get exhausted. Job hunting for home-based jobs will be difficult as there will be fewer opportunities and low chances of getting your desired job. Finding a good job with all of your desired requirements would require more effort and time but don’t give up too easily as in the end when you will find the right job opportunity all the troubles will be worth it.

7. Be Flexible

A job seeker should be flexible enough to work in every situation within any sort of work environment. Flexibility will help you to find out more jobs and will help you to explore all the passionless outcomes regarding your field.

8. Don’t Explore Every Job

Job seekers must be clear about their job search priorities as some want less work which means less salary, more workload but high salaries. If you have specified all the expectations according to your skills there will be fewer chances for dissatisfaction.  Moreover not every job in the market is for you, if you keep on exploring each and every job without any specifications and priorities you will end up more exhausted and it will be loss of time and energy too. Avoid jumping on to every upcoming job as it should be clear in mind that finding the right job is your only goal. 

9. Enhance Your Skills

Every company or organization would expect you to work according to their demands. It is of great importance that you must have some skills for a job related to your field. An organization will only hire you if you would be having some skills in order to continue working with the organization flow.

10. Don’t Forget To Follow up

After applying for a job it is very important for the applicant/job seeker to follow up. If you forget to follow up email for job you may miss the opportunity like for interview and further test related to that job. Many companies do not inform personally for an interview/test they just inform through advertisements. So keep visiting the website in order to not miss any job update.


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  • ROMAN ULLAH LODHI 17 / Oct / 2019

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