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Reaching Your Career Goals

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 7, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Career AdviceWhen you have big career goals, you don't want to let anything stand in your way. Unfortunately, being employable isn't always as easy as walking into the job you've always dreamed of.

These and other tips from Monster.com will help make you more employable.

Display Willingness to Learn

You may not have all the skills you need to start a new job, but you're willing to learn--and to many employers, that's more valuable than having the skills when you first walk through the door. Your willingness to learn new things can make you an integral part of an ever-growing company. Display this willingness in your interview, on your resume, and throughout your interactions with the company. The results will be well worth it.

Develop Social Savvy

Do you know how to use social media effectively? That doesn't mean knowing how to write a basic post on Facebook or how to create a simple Instagram post. Rather, social savvy means knowing how to build followers, create solid posts, and use the advertising options on each platform effectively. If you don't have those skills, develop them! They can be invaluable to many employers.

Show Your Creativity

What sets you apart from the crowd of other potential employees who are hoping to move into an open position? If you have clear creativity and come at things from a unique angle, you'll be sure to stand out. That doesn't mean you should submit your resume on neon paper or show up for your interview in a brilliantly colored suit, but it does mean that you should showcase that unique creativity that makes you different. Come at problems from a unique angle or offer fresh perspective on concerns your potential employer is facing. This can go a long way toward displaying your unique potential.

If you're looking for more tips that will help you showcase your skills and help set you apart from the crowd, visit the Career Advice and Self-Improvement sections of our blog.

You can also contact us if you are looking to apply these skills to one of our many job opportunities.

 

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