Job Interview Reading Activity

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  • career fairs
  • overqualified
  • resume
  • putting my feelers out
  • cover letter
  • networking
  • job openings
  • want ads
  • on the job experience
  • cold calls

I just lost my job so I need to find a new one. I'll have to get my up to date. Most likely I will include the experience I gained at the last job I had. Of course I will need to write out a too, in order to explain why I am qualified to work at a certain company. I'm not looking forward to this long process.

My first step in finding a job will be to check the in the newspaper. Soemtimes you will see some good jobs listed here. Next, I will find out about any that may be taking place in my town. There are always a lot of representatives from good companies at these. Since I have worked for nine years in sales, I can be confident to claim that I have plenty of . I don't want to brag too much because I could be considered for some positions. If I get really desperate I'll have to make some to different offices to see if anyone is hiring. This is not always the best strategy, but I have to do what I have to do. It is really important that I do some at this time. Who knows if some of my contacts may have information on any . I will let everyone know that I am for a new job. Something may come of it.

It may take me a while to find a new job, but I will be patient. What choice do I really have!

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