Tips for job seekers

What does it take to land your dream job?

Searching for a job is rarely easy and there might be numerous challenges on the way. Despite this, job seeking, like any other skill, can be learned and you can develop to be a pro in it. So what does it take to land your dream job?

Back to basics – the cornerstones of a recruitment process

Even though basic application documents might sometimes feel a little old-fashioned, in the majority of recruitment processes you need to hack at least a CV and application letter. Nowadays, the role of LinkedIn is also relatively important, which makes having a profile (and keeping it updated) highly recommendable. Below, you’ll find a couple of blog posts to guide you with these basic elements of searching for a job.

How to make your CV even better?

Your LinkedIn profile picture matters more than you think

International job seekers in Finland – how to rock your CV and application letter

Improve your job search

In addition to the basic elements of job seeking, there are hundreds of tips, opinions and guidelines on how to succeed in a recruitment process. We gathered some of the most important ones here:

5 tips for landing your dream job

What we all could learn from the job applications of sixteen-year-olds?

Remember these:

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Be yourself

Being honest to yourself as well as to the employer is crucial when searching for your dream job. Not every job is for everyone and being bravely yourself increases the possibility to find the perfect place exactly for you.

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Be active

Keep your LinkedIn profile updated, tell people you're searching for a job and keep your eyes open. Possibilities might appear in surprising places and sometimes your dream job might even find you without trying.

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Make an effort

Sending identical applications in every direction rarely helps you make an impression. When applying for a job, get to know the company, show your interest through concrete examples and put effort in every process.

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