In other words, I know that I should be very discrete in choosing job openings I wish to pursue so I can be successful in my pursuit. Despite the immediate need of finances, I know that I should not jump to a job because it fills my pocket. I made it a point to make myself well-informed. I took the time to research on newspapers, advertising and company announcements. All these in consideration, I decided I would pursue a customer related position at _________________.
Upon determining the job opening of my choice, I concentrated on finding out the details about the company. I researched on __________________'s reputation, how it has faired in the business world. I also predicted the fulfillment I will have with the position of interest. I also performed a SWOT analysis and compared it to the requirements of the job. It is shown as follows:
After the preparations, I then wrote an application letter, prepared my resume and collected endorsement letters. The completion of the aforesaid documents for application was a long process. To be sure I observe the proper format; I consulted books and reputable sources online. I also asked the assistance of people I know. I made the effort to make my application documents impressive for I am aware that these are the first things an HR manager will base his impressions on.
I am now ready to be interviewed. Though I am not required to go to an interview, I still researched on the proper attire and the proper decorum that is expected of me in an interview. As I have assessed myself via the SWOT analysis, I am now fully aware of my value as a prospect employee and will convey this value in the interview. Even before the interview, I already have an idea of what I want to happen. With the end in mind, I will act accordingly. To further increase my chances of being hired, I will bring with me a portfolio of my achievements and previous work experience; and bring this portfolio up when the time is right.
All things considered, it can be said that every employer wants something from every one of us. It is our goal to identify to them this certain something. As Hellen Keller once said, "We can do anything we want to do if we stick to it long enough". Thus, the secret of a successful job hunt is dedication and passion to one's