Succeeding in the Job Search Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Posted April 11, 2013 by Guest Writer in Career Moves
At some point or another, most of us will go through the long-winded process that is the job search. It’s a tough business to be in, especially if you’re not getting the results you want. However, when you’ve done your research and have the proper information on your side, the outcome of your job search will likely come out in your favor.

This infographic, compiled by Interview Success Formula, a program that helps job seekers to deliver powerful interview answers, illustrates how job seekers can navigate through the job search today and how to do well in the process. Some takeaways to note include:

  • 80 percent of available jobs are never advertised
  • 20 percent of job applicants get interviews
  • The average length of an interview is approximately 40 minutes
  • The most important characteristics in a job applicant are multitasking, initiative, and creative thinking
  • Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!

 


What do you think? What are some other ways to succeed in the job search?

About the Author:

Heather R. Huhman is the founder and president of Come Recommended, a content marketing and digital PR consultancy for job search and human resources technologies. You can connect with Heather and Come Recommended on Twitter and Facebook.

 


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