Succeeding in the Job Search Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

16 04 2013

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 (here are some networking tips)
  • 20 percent of job applicants get interviews (here are some interview tips)
  • 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 me know your thoughts in the comments!

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

Please note: The publishing of this infographic is not an endorsement. It’s simply a way to pay it forward, sharing relevant job search information across the world in an effort to help people like you succeed in your endeavors.  By the way, if you’re an Enactus USA (formerly SIFE) student or alumni, check out the Enactus USA Career Marketplace here.  Over 450 jobs with 72 companies now posted! 

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