The Complete Guide To Job Searching
AAA
  1. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Introduction
  2. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Search
  3. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Cover Letters
  4. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Resume
  5. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Interview
  6. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Conclusion

The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Introduction

Searching for a job is a challenging task whether you are looking for your first job, switching careers or re-entering the job market. The employment outlook is dynamic, responding to current economic conditions in the United States and abroad. During periods of economic stability and growth, employers' confidence enables them to do more hiring. Conversely, during times of economic turmoil, mass layoffs and a lack of new hiring might characterize the job market. Despite this ebb and flow, most employers will always be on the lookout for quality talent. The purpose of your cover letter, resume and interview is to prove to a potential employer that you have the talent he or she seeks.

It is important to consider that finding employment is a job in itself, and it best approached with the same dedication, organization, enthusiasm and follow-through as if it were your dream job. If you are energized about your job search, rather than annoyed, the process may be more enjoyable, and likely more fruitful. Potential employers will be able to pick up on your enthusiasm and commitment. This guide to finding a job will explore the job search process, from the search to the offer, providing tips and examples along the way.

The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Search

  1. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Introduction
  2. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Search
  3. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Cover Letters
  4. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Resume
  5. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Interview
  6. The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Conclusion
RELATED TERMS
  1. Slander

    Slander is the act of harming one person’s reputation by telling ...
  2. Generation X (Gen-X)

    Generation X or Gen-X is the name given to the generation of ...
  3. Transferable Points Programs

    With transferable points programs, customers earn points by using ...
  4. Marginable

    Definition of "marginable."
  5. Reinsurance Assisted Placement

    Insurance business that is developed with the help of a reinsurance ...
  6. Franchise Cover

    A type of reinsurance plan in which the claims from a number ...
  1. What is the difference between called-up share capital and paid-up share capital?

    Find out about the difference between called-up and paid-up share capital, including an explanation of the four categories ...
  2. In economics, what is an index number?

    Read about the role of an index number in economics and how index numbers can be applied to all kinds of data, such as inflation ...
  3. How do dividend distributions affect additional paid in capital?

    Find out how the issuance of dividends can affect the additional paid-in capital subaccount of a company's balance sheet; ...
  4. How do futures contracts roll over?

    Learn about why futures contracts are often rolled over into forward month contracts prior to expiration, and understand ...

You May Also Like

Related Tutorials
  1. Fundamental Analysis

    Ethical Investing Tutorial

  2. Investing Basics

    Industry Handbook

  3. Economics

    Economics Basics

  4. Bonds & Fixed Income

    Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

  5. Economics

    The Federal Reserve

Trading Center
×

You are using adblocking software

Want access to all of Investopedia? Add us to your “whitelist”
so you'll never miss a feature!