How to Make Yourself More Employable

It can be hard to find a job sometimes.

Rajitha Reddy

22 Nov, 2021

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Depending on what kind of industry you work in, the employment opportunities could be slim. This is a really common occurrence in a number of different fields. Which is exactly why you should not be too harsh on yourself if you are unable to get a job very quickly. It can take a lot of attempts and patience in order to get a job that really suits you. It is important to make sure you keep your head up in such situations, however.

One thing that you can do to try and make yourself come across as more employable. What does this mean? This is essentially outlining yourself as a more desirable candidate for any company undergoing an employment process. You might feel as if you have already done the best job possible of advertising yourself. However, there are usually a few extra things you can do to benefit yourself. 

If you are unsure of what they are, here are some examples that you could try to implement.

Be Tech-Savvy

In the modern day, there are very few jobs where you won’t benefit from being tech-savvy. So, what does this mean? This is essentially a term that implies that someone has a good understanding of technology. Being tech-savvy isn’t a concrete term, meaning you don’t have to reach a certain level of knowledge to be considered it. Having a basic understanding of tech can really make you more appealing to employers. Basically, the more you know the better. Even understanding what tech devices you should own can be beneficial. If you want to know more, you can read this article.

Have a Great CV

The contents of your CV are important of course. They will be what your employer has to judge you on. However, having a good CV is about more than just the content. The layout and design of your CV can really make a huge difference in the employment process. It could even be enough to give you the edge over a competitor. This is why getting the right layout is really worth investing some time into. Try to make it clear, professional, and easy to read.

Have Personal Skills That Benefit Every Employer

There are some personal skills that will benefit every employer. These aren’t qualifications required to fill the role and responsibilities. These are factors that make you a more desirable person to have in the workplace. Some examples of these personal skills are:

Leadership - Employers want people who are able to take a leading role if necessary. It also shows good confidence.

Team player - Being capable of team work makes you an ideal addition to any staff roster. After all, the last thing an employer wants is someone difficult to work with.

Organised - An organised worker is a productive one. Having this trait shows that you are willing to stay disciplined and focused on a regular basis. It also makes you seem more reliable. 

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