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Michael Carvalho
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📢 Calling all Jobcase Community Members! 🌟

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey towards finding your dream job? Let's join forces and conquer the job market together! 💪

Preparing for your job search is a crucial step that sets the foundation for success. To help you navigate this process with confidence, here are some essential tips and strategies:

1️⃣ Polish your resume: Craft a targeted and professional resume that highlights your skills, experiences, and accomplishments. Tailor it to each job application to make a lasting impression on employers. #ResumeTips #JobSearch

2️⃣ Online presence matters: Build an impressive online presence by optimizing your LinkedIn profile and other professional platforms. Showcase your expertise, connect with industry leaders, and engage with relevant content. #LinkedInTips #OnlinePresence

3️⃣ Network like a pro: Attend industry events, join professional organizations, and reach out to your existing network for referrals and advice. Networking opens doors to hidden opportunities and enables you to tap into the hidden job market. #Networking #CareerConnections

4️⃣ Enhance your skills: Identify the key skills and competencies in demand within your desired field. Take online courses, attend workshops, or pursue certifications to stay competitive and demonstrate your commitment to professional growth. #SkillsDevelopment #LifelongLearning

5️⃣ Research, research, research: Dive deep into the companies and industries you're interested in. Understand their missions, values, and recent developments. This knowledge will empower you during interviews and help you find the right cultural fit. #CompanyResearch #IndustryInsights

6️⃣ Practice makes perfect: Sharpen your interview skills by conducting mock interviews with friends or mentors. Prepare thoughtful responses to common interview questions and practice your body language and communication style. #InterviewPreparation #JobInterviews

7️⃣ Stay positive and persistent: Job hunting can be challenging, but maintaining a positive mindset and staying persistent is key. Celebrate small wins along the way, learn from setbacks, and keep pushing forward. Your dream job is within reach! #StayPositive #Persistence

Remember, the Jobcase community is here to support you every step of the way. Share your experiences, seek advice, and connect with fellow job seekers who understand the journey you're on. Together, we can achieve great things! 🤝💼

#JobSearchTips #JobHunting #CareerAdvice #JobcaseCommunity #DreamJob #JobMarket #ProfessionalGrowth #SuccessTips #motivation #advice

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Michael Carvalho
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🚦🔒 Don't Let Roadblocks Stop You: Overcoming Job Hunting Challenges! 💼🔑

#JobHunting #CareerObstacles #Persistence #StayPositive

Hey job seekers, let's talk about those roadblocks we often encounter during our quest for the perfect job. It's not always smooth sailing, and it's essential to stay resilient and determined. Remember, every setback is an opportunity for growth and self-improvement. So, let's tackle these challenges head-on and keep moving forward with these tips!

1️⃣ #ResumeRejection: It's disheartening when your application gets rejected. But don't let it discourage you! Tailor your resume to each job opportunity, highlight your unique skills, and seek feedback to improve.

2️⃣ #InterviewJitters: Nerves are normal! Practice mock interviews, research the company thoroughly, and prepare answers to common questions. Confidence comes with preparation, so take a deep breath and showcase your skills!

3️⃣ #LackofExperience: If you're just starting your career or switching fields, lack of experience can be a roadblock. Look for internships, freelance projects, or volunteer work to gain hands-on experience and build your portfolio.

4️⃣ #NetworkingChallenges: Building connections can be challenging, but it's crucial for job hunting. Attend industry events, join professional groups on social media, and reach out to alumni or mentors for advice and potential opportunities.

5️⃣ #UnforeseenDelays: Sometimes the job market moves slower than we'd like. Stay patient and proactive. Use this time to enhance your skills through online courses, certifications, or side projects that can add value to your resume.

6️⃣ #LocationRestrictions: If you're limited by location, consider remote work or explore companies that offer relocation assistance. Additionally, network with professionals in your desired location to gain insights and potential recommendations.

7️⃣ #IndustryChanges: Industries evolve, and it's important to adapt. Stay updated on industry trends, attend workshops or webinars, and showcase your willingness to embrace change and learn new skills.

8️⃣ #SelfDoubt: Job hunting can sometimes shake your confidence. Remember, you have unique strengths and qualities that make you valuable. Surround yourself with positive influences, practice self-care, and maintain a growth mindset.

9️⃣ #FinancialPressure: Job hunting can sometimes take longer than expected, leading to financial strain. Create a budget, explore part-time or freelance opportunities, and consider temporary work to bridge the gap while you search for your ideal job.

🔟 #RejectionResilience: Rejections are part of the journey. Don't take them personally. Instead, learn from each experience, refine your approach, and keep pushing forward. The right opportunity is out there, and you'll find it!

Remember, facing roadblocks while job hunting is normal. It's how we navigate them that defines our success. Stay positive, remain persistent, and keep learning and growing. You've got this! 💪🌟

#JobSearch #CareerDevelopment #ProfessionalGrowth #JobSeekers #StayMotivated

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Are you encountering roadblocks in your job search? Don't let them stop you! Stay resilient and determined. Tailor your resume, practice interviews, gain experience through internships or volunteer work, network, stay patient, adapt to industry changes, believe in yourself, manage financial pressure, and learn from rejections. Jobcase and other job search providers can help you along the way. Stay motivated and keep pushing forward. You've got this! #JobSearch #CareerDevelopment #StayMotivated

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@Michael Carvalho Hello Michael, great post and awesome advice here, it’s been great going out and seeing so many encouraging and helpful posts, thanks for this 👍🏼

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Scott Silvers
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When I was released from prison, I knew that finding a job would be one of the biggest challenges I was yet to face. After spending several years behind bars, I had a criminal record that made it hard to find employment. But I was determined to turn my life around and start over.

During my time away I completed every program the facility offered. I also made detailed plans that I felt would put me on the road to success, if I followed them. My focus was always on improving myself so there would be no chance of ever being in that lonely desolate spot again.

Every weekday morning I would pull my sock up and over the gaudy embarrassing black plastic box strapped tight to my ankle and slip into my freshly ironed slacks. Standing in front of the mirror, making sure the knot on my tie was just the right size, I would look myself in the eyes and say, “Today is the day.”

One day, I saw a job posting for a position at Duncan Donuts. I walked inside and felt out of place in my new Wal-Mart suit. I asked for an application and when I walked up to the counter and handed to the cashier, I asked her if I could speak to a manager.

I was nervous as I sat across from the owner. It was hard to read if the interview was going in the right direction from his point of view. I told my story and at the end of my revealing where I had been, why I had been there, what I had accomplished since then, and what my plans were, I said, “I am just looking for someone to give me a chance.

To my surprise, the owner offered me the job on the spot. He said, “I know you probably won’t stay with me for long, and I’m not going to be mad when you find a better paying job and have to move on. I am going to give you a chance.”

Working at Duncan Donuts wasn't glamorous and the pay was $7.25 per hour, but it was a start. I learned how to make coffee, donuts, and other baked goods. I also learned how to interact with customers and work as part of a team. It wasn't easy, but I was grateful for the opportunity to prove myself. I worked with a team of very kind people and we became like family.

Over a short period of time, I made a lot of friends who started out being customers and one of them set me up in an old mobile home with a rent payment I was able to afford every week.

After a few months I was offered a short-term assignment implementing an inventory system for a potato chip factory, and when everything was up and running they offered me a full-time position running the warehouse.

I knew the time had come for me to move on, but I will always be grateful for my time at Duncan Donuts. It was a stepping stone that helped me get back on my feet and start a new chapter in my life.

If you're in a similar situation, don't give up hope. There are always opportunities out there, even if they're not what you initially imagined. Keep trying, keep learning, and keep pushing forward. You never know where life will take you. #determination #persistence #success

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It's Your Time Believe and Achieve
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I'm telling you the truth...(This will blow your mind.)

The ferris wheel is one of the most consistent and famous rides of all-times, in the family of amusement parks worldwide.

It takes you around in a same liked circular motion, thus, creating your same liked circular patterns of thinking.

Lessons Learned: If you want to pass your interview board, you have to change your mindset; stop thinking like others that are riding the ferris wheel. (It's not their fault.)

Get off the ferris wheel of life, and present yourself differently to the board members, so you can get hired.

Learn this technique and smile, then everything else will fall-in-place for you.

I Believe You Can...!

#interview #resume #jobsearch #motivation #hiringnews #inspiration #warehouselogistics #coronavirus #ridesharedriver #stressful #veterans #aboutmyjob #persistence #advice #positivity

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Jessica Kirkland
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I am still looking for a job, working from home, but the process has been very slow moving. It seems I meet, even exceed, the qualifications of many, yet getting a response to my applications/resume and even my live interviews, is taking longer than I'd hoped. Longer than I truly can afford for it to take. I refuse to settle for jobs that aren't paying the salary that I require and that I know I am worth, even at entry level positions. So, that could account for the lengthy time frame, I suppose. #jobsearch #persistence #willnotsettle

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claudia djona
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I see so many depressing post of how people can not find a job, or or are not being called back from employers and how life is just so horrible and not fair. Hello people, we live in one of the most economical booming society on the face of this planet!! There are hundreds if not thousands of companies and employees looking for people to work for them because in all honesty they need people like you and me to do the work that they're not doing! You gotta also remember that there are hundreds if not thousands of people applying for the same job and same position as you, and only the Best wins at the end. Trust me, I know how it feels to be denied a position or have a door closed in your face. That doesn't mean stop trying. There is Always a way!

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Have you seen this? Pretty cool story of someone really putting it all out there and finding success in unusual way http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article215730900.html

#promotion #persistence #bold #creativity

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