Top Ten Job Hunting Tips

Chairman and CEO of Kimco Staffing Services Kim Megonigal has these tips to offer anyone looking for work.

  1. Network like crazy!
  2. Customize your resume and cover letter.
  3. Re-post your resume every 30 days.
  4. Get a professional E-mail address.
  5. Remember: employers check out Facebook and MySpace.
  6. Make sure your outgoing cell phone message is job-appropriate.
  7. Establish and expand your LinkedIn profile. Join relevant LinkedIn groups.
  8. Stay in touch with your references. Verify their contact info is up to date.
  9. Set up an auto-search on indeed.com to receive the latest postings.
  10. Always have an "interview outfit" ready to go at a moment’s notice. Stay well-groomed even if you’re not working.

And a bonus tip...

Stay positive and motivated. Looking for a job is a full-time job and you might even have to work overtime!

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