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Treat Job Applications Like You Would a Date (7 Tips)

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You’ve met the love of your life and you’re about to head out on your first date. Naturally you want to make a great impression. Do you…

(a) Find out what they’re interested in and engage in relevant conversation, or…

(b) Blurt out all available information about your personal and professional life and hope that they find something in there of interest?

If you’re struggling, the correct answer is (a).

It’s the same with your job application. You might be the greatest, most qualified, most experienced person to apply, but if you’re not addressing the points of interest to the employer, well, you’re not getting the second date. Continue reading

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