There are some simple steps you can take for yourself and tasks to try out on your own.
They’re pretty straightforward.
What do you have to lose?
Jobseeking is a sales job and any person who works in sales will tell you that success is about accepting you will be turned down. Treat every ‘no’ as a ‘not this time.’ Understand why they didn’t want you and prepare to deal with it next time. Remember, not every job is right for you and a ‘no’ may actually take you a step closer to the right one.
The 20 Next Steps for Jobseekers feature in the book I'm Ready - 7 Signs that show you're right for the job. Described as 'vital, real and embraceable' where 'a profound belief in people shines out of every page', its story of a group of jobseekers who work through the seven signs and the 20 steps listed here will inspire unemployed people and their friends and supporters about how much everyone has to offer.