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How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting A Job: What You Need To Know

Updated: Sep 10, 2019

  • Do you want to know how to increase your chances of getting a job?

  • Bogged down with job application rejections from your dream company?

  • Unsure of what is going wrong ?


Here’s some general guidelines that will help you to polish your applications and sail through your interviews to land that dream job!


WHAT ARE THE TYPICAL STAGES OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

After sending in your CV and a covering letter (if requested, The typical recruitment process involves two stages. These are an initial phone, or a Skype interview followed by a final face-to-face interview.


A test maybe conducted as an intermediate step at the employer’s discretion to ascertain the candidate’s suitability.


Recruiters often scrutinise your application to gain a better understanding of your skill set, and to better understand what you are looking for in a job to ensure you are the most suitable candidate for a client.


WHAT ARE THE TOP REASONS CANDIDATES GET REJECTED?

Another common reason candidates get rejected from the application process is that they demand unrealistic salaries. Unwillingness to travel is also another factor that contributes towards rejection.


The more flexible candidates are toward accommodating travel times, the better the chances of acceptance are.


Lack of technical experience is something recruiters do not compromise on. In order to maximise clients’ satisfaction , only candidates with the appropriate technical experience are hired.


Having a temperate and friendly personality is also something recruiters favour when considering applications.


In addition to these factors, recruiters also consider if applicants have the right cultural fit within their company’s atmosphere. In industrial settings, candidates easily focus on their technical skills and overlook this essential characteristic which is key to ensure smooth delivery.



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