9 months ago - Josh Goh

11 Simple Tips to Keep in Mind during a Job Search -- the Unwritten Rules

11 Simple Tips To Keep In Mind

Based on conversations with a veteran recruiter, below are eleven job search tips that job seekers should consider. They may seem obvious but they are often overlooked.

  1. Have your name in your email address:

  2. State your name in your voicemail greeting:

  3. Return calls promptly and be patient:

  4. Be polite/ be respectful/ be positive/ be professional to everyone you come in contact with during the hiring process:

  5. Be enthusiastic/ show energy/ be confident/ be yourself:

  6. Don’t forget that you’re in an interview:

  7. Prepare and be prepared:

  8. Demonstrate agility, organizational strengths and responsiveness from the first contact with a company:

  9. Listen:

  10. Don’t hijack the interview:

  11. Smile:

This article is contributed by Right Management, www.rightmanagement.sg, the global career experts within the ManpowerGroup.