Five Essential Things to Do for Your Job Search 

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Starting your job search can feel intimidating, but there are steps you can take to ease the process. Here are essential things you should do for a job search.  

Know What You’re Looking For 

Being able to decipher what you want in a job is crucial for the job search process. Consider your salary goals, company culture, and if the job is remote, writes Kimberli Lowe-MacAuley for FlexJobs.  

Find a Dream Company 

With your wishes in mind, find a company the best suits your needs and desires. Once you find that company, keep tabs on it to see if they have any job openings. Forming a networking relationship with a hiring manager is also a good move.  

Freshen Your Personal Brand 

Updating your resume is only the first step. Also updating your social media and other online content to reflect the changes on your resume is also a must. 

Build a Network 

While building professional relationships can be challenging, it’s worth the connections you could be making. Especially if the connections lead you to opportunities. 

Stay Organized 

Keeping on top of when you submitted an application and which jobs that you already applied to is essential.  

Read more about what to do for your jobs search on FlexJobs.  

Professor Heather Austin on job search techniques.

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