The first step in finding a job is to get an idea of what you might be good at.
Do you have the right skills?
Do you know where the money will come from?
Are you a good communicator?
If the answers to those questions are yes, you should get to work.
You want to know the truth before you even start looking.
But what if you don’t know that?
There’s a reason the job market is so competitive.
It’s called a “job search trap.”
It happens to everyone.
If you’re the only person out there looking for a job, it’s going to be harder to find a job.
And it could hurt your chances of landing one.
The reason this trap exists is because it takes time for your resume to build.
That’s why it’s important to know how long it takes for your profile to be read and then to take the time to write down a summary.
Here’s how to know if you’re getting a job that could benefit you: If you see a lot of job postings for your field, it could mean you’re likely a good fit.
If not, then your chances are low.
If your profile is good, you’re probably not getting the right interview.
If the job posting you saw doesn’t match up with your qualifications, you probably aren’t qualified.
In short, the longer you wait, the more likely you are to be unemployed.
So the next time you’re browsing the job boards and are told that you’ve been selected for a new job, ask yourself: Would this job offer me a chance to earn a living?
What skills do I have that I could learn?
What kind of people are I going to surround myself with in this new role?
If your answer is no, it means you don