Job Search Tips
Find a JobToday’s economy looks different than just a year or two ago. For the past few years, Mitchell Technical Institute graduates have been riding on the shirttails of a booming economy. Even today, the job outlook for upcoming graduates looks promising . . . but, the fact still remains, in either a shaky economy or in a booming economy, finding a job may require as much time and energy as working at a job once you have one.

It’s true: opportunities are not as plentiful as they were just a couple of years ago. Even if you are in high-demand career, the job is not yours for the asking. You will have to measure up to an employer’s image of the perfect candidate. Even when employers are desperate to fill positions, they will not sacrifice their standards or hire someone they feel is not the candidate they expect to find. You must prepare yourself for the job search!

If you are in a career that will likely contain a lot of competition for the available jobs, you will need to be even better prepared to sell yourself. What can you do to make yourself more marketable and stand out from the crowd of candidates?  First, you must realize that landing a job is your responsibility, not someone else’s. You must prepare and sell yourself!

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