What You Must Do Before Applying to Jobs, with Connel Valentine

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When you see a job posting that you're interested in, your natural inclination might be to get your application in as quickly as possible. After all, you’ve got a better chance of being seen if you get it in early, right? Not so, according to Find Your Dream Job guest Connel Valentine. Sending in a general resume, no matter how early, is a great way to end up on a huge pile of other discarded, generic resumes. Connel says the best way to get ahead of the competition is to understand the job description, conduct extensive research, and use that research to arrange a meeting with the hiring executives.

About Our Guest:

Connel Valentine (www.linkedin.com/in/connelvalentine/) helps people find the job that’s right for them. He's a career coach and online course instructor at Zero2Hired (zero2hired.com/). Providing both one-on-one sessions as well as self-paced learning courses, Connel shares core skills with clients to get them into the workforce as quickly as possible.

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