Things You Should Do While You’re Job Hunting

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Job hunting is usually very stressful and terrifying, especially for young people and those who unexpectedly lost their job. Even if you feel a bit helpless, you should know there are plenty of things you can do to land the job of your dreams. These are only some of them.

Tidy up your resume

A stellar resume is the first thing you need if you want to land a new job. Make sure to update all your job descriptions, triple check if you accidentally forgot to write something down and finally ask a friend to read it.

Updating your Linkedin page is also important because this website is becoming more and more relevant nowadays.

Learn new skills

Job hunting usually means you’re doing a lot of research and reading dozens of job postings. Have you noticed that employers are looking for a specific skill that isn’t in your skill toolbox? Using this time to master new skills is probably the wisest thing you can do.


Volunteering is a great way to be productive while you’re job hunting. Most importantly, it’s the easiest way to learn new useful skills and create new contacts. Who knows, you might end up meeting a person who has great connections or knows about an awesome job opening.