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10 Tips to Increasing Your Chances of Getting a Job Offer

When it comes to finding a job in a competitive marketplace, you need to do everything you can to stand out from the rest. Here are some helpful hints to increase your opportunities at finding the perfect job:

  1. Maintain a current, up-to-date resume.
  2. Increase your chances of prospective job opportunities by utilizing Internet job boards.
  3. Network-joining community organizations or participating in local programs is a great way to get in the spotlight of potential employers.
  4. Use cover letters when applying to positions.
  5. Send a post-interview follow-up letter.
  6. Have someone proof-read your resume and letters to avoid typos.
  7. Always tell the truth on your resume and on employment applications.
  8. Bring extra resumes to a job interview.
  9. Always dress professionally on an interview, even if it's "Casual Friday".
  10. Be prepared and learn a little about the company before an interview.