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Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Offerservice: 2:35pm On Nov 17, 2021
There are four things job seekers should stop doing. It is understandable that job seekers are most times stressed out and overly anxious. But it is not OK when they do things that will break or hinder their job opportunity. This article will share some of those things that jobseekers do unconsciously that can hinder them from landing a job.

Here are the four things job seekers should stop doing;

1. Spending all that time tweaking your visionary.
2. Over-explaining your background.
3. Questioning how to address your interviewer.
4. Wondering when and how often to follow up on an interview.


Right ways to handle these things;

1. Instead of spending all that time tweaking your visionary, network wisely and meet people.
2. Instead of over-explaining your background, focus on the impact you can bring to the company.
3. Instead of questioning how to address your interviewer, go with what feels right. E.g., Mr. Fred
4. Instead of spending so much time wondering when and how often to follow up on an interview, send a thank you message and wait until after a week have passed to follow up again.

Conclusion:

In a nutshell, job seekers should not feel overwhelm and start seeming desperate. Desperation will only do more harm than good. We understand that job hunting is inevitably stressful but it does not have to be a nightmare.

If you feel overwhelmed, take a step back, I see what you might be doing wrong. Good luck on your job search!.

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by tayour917i(m): 4:23pm On Nov 19, 2021
I won't blame job seekers... The pain of searching and trying to grip on opportunities... You know the country where we live in.... But truthfully... Care should be taken

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Nilx: 4:23pm On Nov 19, 2021
Looking for job in Nigeria is a job itself and as a matter of fact, it has it own job description. If you don’t follow the manual in details, you might not get the end result.

But at the end of the day, some six figure salary ain’t nothing in this buhari era.

Make I sha gather small change, jakpa from this shithole ni


loxesav:
Rather than a Job seeker, be a Job creator

Thank me later


Yen yen yen yen, as if one will create job out of tiny air.... everything requires money bro

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by AFvckingAlpha(m): 4:23pm On Nov 19, 2021
As far as I'm concerned this piece is useless cos there are no jobs out there.

And nor be you go explain to job seekers how them go behave.

Hell ya, 4 years plus one extra year in the university, nah street I dey so, hustling and bustling to bring food to the table.

Even Buhari say there are no jobs for scholars gan, my niggarr level up.

I said what I said

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by superintendents(m): 4:24pm On Nov 19, 2021
hope is not GNLD job sef


grin

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by candidbabe(f): 4:24pm On Nov 19, 2021
Nexxxxxt !!!!!

On top job of 30k abi?

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by deepwater(f): 4:24pm On Nov 19, 2021
lol

obviously OP never find work for lagos before!

u will end up tweaking that engineering based CV into fitting a medical role or theartre act spec once u see a vanacy for such position with an oil and gas company , Big4 Auditing/Consultancy or Banks / I.T firms.

what i advise job seekers to do is to learn the act of scaling any vacany / opening....

when u see a vacant position advertised, scale the minimum requirements into aggregates of 10 portions
once you CV can address 6 / 10 of the scaled portions, my brother my sister TWEAK the hell outa that CV to match up 10/10


N.B; TWEAKING and outright lies aint the same thing undecided

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by iCauseTrouble: 4:24pm On Nov 19, 2021
We live in a world governed by so many rules and fears.
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Himtulie247: 4:26pm On Nov 19, 2021
cool

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Runaway: 4:26pm On Nov 19, 2021
All this now story. U nor need all this when ur uncle ask u to bring ur credentials........

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Milliej(f): 4:26pm On Nov 19, 2021
You're right, but will all these give you the job ? wetin gho work out no need too much stress.

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Ogbodavies(m): 4:26pm On Nov 19, 2021
oga op... if all d whole unemployed people follow. ur advice... hope dem go all get der dream job...

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by abobote: 4:26pm On Nov 19, 2021
All these things are not relevant, if you get conne, you will get the job. If you pass the test and interview well, you will still get the job
Job seekers don suffer for una hand
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Emily22(m): 4:27pm On Nov 19, 2021
loxesav:
Rather than a Job seeker, be a Job creator

Thank me later

Job seeking is something else entirely
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by froshroy(m): 4:28pm On Nov 19, 2021
All these na rubbish without any strong connections
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by FashionCookie(f): 4:28pm On Nov 19, 2021
Goodluck to us all
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by CEOwatazs: 4:28pm On Nov 19, 2021
OP thanks for this piece, I'm right inside a cab, done with today's work and riding home thinking of how to go about the last interview I had about a week ago.....on if I should follow it up or not. Decided to check nairaland before reaching home n then this topic.

OShe

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by qanda: 4:29pm On Nov 19, 2021
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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Nobody: 4:29pm On Nov 19, 2021
What a DUMB post! Abeg!
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Seniorwriter(m): 4:32pm On Nov 19, 2021
Laughable....
SMH

Reason I keep saying peeps should endeavor to acquire DS and get involved with Online/Remote jobs ...and earn good monies in foreign currency.


@Seniorwriter
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by yuzjet(m): 4:37pm On Nov 19, 2021
If the job is yours, doing all these won't matter.

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Canih28: 4:39pm On Nov 19, 2021
froshroy:
All these na rubbish without any strong connections
Bros abeg manage am I suppose add pepper soup but I no see bitter leaf

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by ugodson(m): 4:40pm On Nov 19, 2021
Most importantly,be careful of what you post on all your social media platforms. What you posted 3years or more can come and hunt you in your current job.

BE CAREFUL OF YOUR POST

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Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by alignacademy(m): 4:40pm On Nov 19, 2021
Offerservice:
Here are the four things job seekers should stop doing;

1. Spending all that time tweaking your visionary.
2.


Thanks for sharing

Tweaking your visionary?
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by PediakAuthor: 4:40pm On Nov 19, 2021
Anyhow
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Antoeni(m): 4:42pm On Nov 19, 2021
As a movie producer, give the cap a movie title

Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by Nobody: 4:43pm On Nov 19, 2021
Awon motivational Nigeria is a muti-ethnic and religious country.Everybody want to help their immediate family and ethnic nationals without recourse to laid down rules and merit.Ask Buhari why only the north takes juicy positions under his rulership.
Re: Job Seekers Should Stop Doing These Things by merits(m): 4:44pm On Nov 19, 2021
grin

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