Job Hunting Tips for Summer!

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Always thought that summer job hunting is all about endless out-of-office replies? According to a survey done, more than 1 lakh people get employed between the period of March to May.

So, if you are not applying right now, then you are missing out on a lot of opportunities.

Have a look at our expert advice which can land you your dream job!

Smell Good

It’s summer and we all know it’s darn hot, don’t be the one who is stinking the whole office.

Give summer sweats a miss with the help of antiperspirant deodorants and wipes. Buy a pocket bottle which you can use anywhere during the day time.

Both men and women can use blotting paper to fight sebum and men can benefit by wearing a thin tee under the shirt to avoid getting patches.

In summary: Don’t be the smelly one in the room!

Let your CV speak for you

 Wearing a t-shirt and flip flops won’t land you a job.

Its summers so go for fabrics like cotton or linen, these fabrics will help your skin to breathe and will also help you to be calm and collected.

Don’t show too much skin, it doesn’t matter how hot it is outside, it is very unprofessional in an interview setting.

Hay Fever

If you are suffering from hay then don’t wait it out go to your local pharmacy for solutions.

Hay fever symptoms take a few days to clear so prevention is the key, if you have any interviews lined up, don’t forget to take medicine the preceding week of the interview.

Lastly, don’t forget to take some tissues with you for the interview, just in case.

Clock Watcher

In order to land a job, time your efforts carefully. Don’t go to employers on Fridays or Mondays as they are most likely to take off long weekends or catching up after a break.

Aim for between the hours of 10am to 3pm between Tuesdays to Thursdays.

Also make sure to send an email before showing up for an interview as employers may be busy with their never ending ‘to-do’ list.

Be Patient

 In summers most of the companies have shorter working hours and makes it an unappealing time to fire off CVs.

This can work in your advantage as well as summer can mean a delay in application process but as a candidate there’s less competition so you have more chance of standing out.

So write that cover letter, polish your CV and you’ve got a better chance of landing that job than you think!

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