It’s almost entirely certain that most jobseekers – regardless of if they are first-timers or looking for a better one than their current job – are already targeting a company where they would like to apply and work for.
This is especially advantageous as it narrows down the job-hunting efforts and allows us to prepare ourselves for the entire process of applying, including the interview.
However, with the oversaturated job market of today, are you guaranteed that your job application to your target company will be shortlisted, or even be noticed by the hiring manager?
Your biggest problem is the competition – no matter how impressive your resume is or how flawlessly you passed the initial interviews and assessments, applicants who exhibit the same qualities and results such as yours will most likely push your application into obscurity.
The competition in the job market today is so stiff that even an excellent scholastic record and work experience does not guarantee anymore the attention of the company you desire to work for.
If you’re aiming to get noticed by the company you want to work for, here are some practical steps for you to follow: