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5 Sure Ways To Beat Unemployment In Ghana

Posted by | September 17, 2015 | Graduate Article

Are you still unemployed after tarmacking for what seems like forever? The job search can be a hustle and if you let it, it could drain you and cause you to doubt whatever skills that you have. Unknown to many job seekers, there is a way that you can beat unemployment and secure yourself a job

According to Muthoni Ndegwa, a Client Relations Manager at Corporate Staffing Services, it is possible to increase your chances of getting a job by not always focusing on the traditional job searching techniques.

Want To Beat Unemployment? Here Is What To Do

1. Use the internet wisely
Using the internet is something you do day in day out. The question here is, do you use it correctly? The internet is a place where vast opportunities exist, you just have to know where to look for them.

Did you know that there are jobs available online? If you are tired of the hustle and are looking to get a job, maybe it is time for you to stop chatting on Facebook and start actively job searching and networking online.

2. Improve your skills
Have you been thinking that the skills you have are not enough for the competitive Ghanaian Job Market? You should stop procrastinating and work on improving your skills.

If you feel like you need to go back to school, then that is what you need to do. There is power in empowerment. Do what you must, to boost your confidence.

3. Practice your interview skills
Most job seekers usually fail when it comes to their interviewing skills. To ensure that you get that job that you were fortunate to be called to interview for, practice all the time, whether it is with friends or with professionals.

Apart from preparing for your next interview, the practicing will give your confidence a boost and you will find that interviews will become easier.

4. Improve your CV
The CV is an important document that introduces you to potential employers. What does your CV say about you? Make sure that the document that you are using is updated and does not contain irrelevancies.

Ask a friend to go through your CV and help you edit it to make it more presentable. In a case where you want a more polished one, you may opt to secure the services of professionals.

5. Never give up
The most important thing is to never quit. It does not matter how hard the search is or how long you have been searching, giving up should never be an option.

Wishing you all the best in your job search.