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💥TOP 50 JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES To Get You Hired Rapidly! #29

I am counting down 50 PROVEN STRATEGIES FOR JOB SEEKERS to get noticed and hired rapidly.

#29 - Follow the Company rules and procedures.

The job search process can create a lot of anxiety, especially regarding the interview. It's important to remember that first impressions matter and that you'll want to make sure you're representing yourself in the best possible light.

One way to do this is by following the company's rules and procedures.

Let's look at why following company protocol is essential and how it can help you land the job of your dreams.


Why Following Company Protocol Matters

Employers want to see that you're interested in the position and willing to learn new things. However, they also want to know that you respect their time and are serious about the opportunity. By following their rules and procedures, you'll demonstrate your commitment to the job and set yourself up for success.

According to a recent survey of employers, 94% reported that showing enthusiasm and adherence to workplace procedures was the most important thing a job applicant could do. So, it's clear that following company protocol is essential.

By following their rules and procedures, you'll show the employer that you care about the job and are genuinely interested in working for the company. Additionally, by adhering to their guidelines and expectations, you'll demonstrate your attention to detail and respect for authority. As entrepreneur Tom Peters once said, "Quality is not an act; it's a habit!" Show employers that you're willing to put forth the effort necessary to succeed by making effortless excellence your new habit.

Employers want candidates who can execute instructions with precision and accuracy, so taking the time to research the company beforehand is essential. Interviewing with in-depth knowledge of their protocols notes that you are qualified for the role and reveals your desire to go above and beyond expectations. According to Fit Small Business, "76% of employers rate past performance as important when evaluating prospective employees," so prepare accordingly to shine!

Preparation Tips for Following Company Protocols

Once you've decided to apply for a job with a particular company, commit yourself fully by learning as much as possible about their policies and procedures to prepare you for whatever might come during your interview process.

Here are some tips on how best to prepare:

• Research dress codes

While preparing for an interview, it is essential to remember not just your qualifications and experience but also the way you present yourself. Dress professionally and research corporate dress codes—if you're unsure about something, it's better to play on the side of caution and overdress than underdress.

• COVID Protocols

Ask about their current COVID-19 protocols. Many companies have introduced new safety protocols, such as wearing masks, shaking hands, and maintaining social distancing. Showing respect for rules like these will demonstrate commitment to public health and follow best practices, giving the interviewer confidence in your judgment about such matters.

• Learn about expectations

Before going into an interview, try researching what kind of conduct is expected from an employee at this particular company; this will give you insight into what they expect from their employees daily once hired. Research any specific instructions given by recruiters or hiring managers so that when it comes time for your meeting, everything runs smoothly without any surprises or missteps along the way!

• Familiarize yourself with technology

If possible, take some time before your interview day to familiarize yourself with any technology or resources used by the organization (such as video conferencing software), so there won't be any hiccups or delays during your meeting due to unfamiliarity with the tools being used.

Following company protocols is one way of ensuring that all employers get an accurate picture of who they're hiring. It shows commitment, attention to detail, and respectfulness – all qualities employers love in potential staff members!

So if you want a successful career path ahead of you – make sure no stone is left unturned when researching details around their rules & regulations!

If you are still baffled by the job search process and are convinced that it is broken, or you are going on interviews and not getting offers, grab time on my calendar to learn more about the strategic roadmap for job seekers I have created that shares the inside secrets from the view of the Recruiter, so you do not have to waste time figuring out how to find a job or to waste time by making mistakes. My clients are getting hired in 3-8 weeks in their dream jobs after searching on their own for 9-12 months!

Grab time on my calendar to discuss your job search and how we can get you hired rapidly!


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🔴 Ilene Rein is an Executive Recruiter and Job Search Strategist. She teaches job seekers exactly how to market themselves with laser precision to employers using inside secrets from the view of the Recruiter exponentially increasing their chances of getting noticed and hired rapidly!


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