As the holidays approach this year, most people are focused on the festivities. First turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pies, later giving way to Santa Claus, shopping, and gift wrapping.
Although it can be tough to get anything done with all this going on, job seekers should take note that 2011 is just around the corner. If you want to accomplish your career goals for the next year, it’s important that you get a head start on your job search.
Here are few tips to get yourself in position to land your dream job in 2011:
- Polish that resumé! Make all your skills and experience is up to date and presented in the most appealing manner possible. And ditch the old and irrelevant stuff.
- Learn about the hot jobs for 2011. With the constantly changing economy, it’s important to understand which careers are on the rise and which ones are in for a rough year. Use this knowledge to get a job is a stable and growing field.
- Work on your interview skills. Nothing is more important to a landing a job than the interview. Make sure you’re ready to ace them when you get the opportunity.