Part 35 of our job searching tips. (Improve your chances)
GET A JOB-SEEKING BUDDY.
As with dieting and getting out of debt, it can really help to have someone with whom to search for work. You can look over each other’s CVs, help each other with interview skills and generally encourage each other. Make sure you’re choose someone positive and who isn’t afraid to be honest with you.
Set some time aside to meet up. Treat it like a business meeting, make an agenda of what you want to achieve, it’s not just an excuse to have a coffee together. Summaries what you have achieved, what jobs you have applied for, analysis the good and bad, share tips.