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Looking for a job? 5 steps to getting hired

business Updated: Jul 06, 2016 16:57 IST
Mahima Arora

If getting a new job is your top priority these days then you must pay special attention to the steps involved getting your dream job: resume, internship, prepare for the interview, network and get on to a job site.(Livemint)

The increment season is over and many hearts have been broken and ambitions crushed. After all the anger and frustrations over increment letters are over, its perhaps time to start afresh in search of a new job. Here’ a quick guide to help you look for your dream job:



A resume is the first thing your employer will look at and first impressions always count. Visualize.me collects all the information from your LinkedIn profile and converts it into an infographic résumé. A visually attractive resume always stands out and will increase your chances of being selected. Visualize.me provides you with a variety of themes, styles and colours with lots of customization options. So your résumé is ready with zero cost and minimal effort.



Internships are always helpful for students who want to get a hands-on experience. Internships give a lot of exposure and learning. Internshala connects thousands for organizations seeking young talent to work with them and a million students searching looking for them. Some internships pay you as well (in case your pocket money is not sufficient!).


3.101 HR Interview Questions

An interview is the most important factor that helps you get a job. It is best to be well prepared to bag your dream job. This android app helps you master the questions asked in an interview. From the commonly asked ones to the tricky ones, there are 16 categories of questions for you to choose. Along with the questions, it gives you tips and strategies to prepare your answers.



If you are looking for a job and do not have a LinkedIn profile, make one right now. This networking app allows you to get access to jobs, people, news and updates. The app helps you browse through job listings and you can click on the “apply with LinkedIn” button to get connected to the employer.


5. Indeed

Hunting for a job is not an easy task if you have to go to each and every company to drop your resume. Upload your resume and the talent hungry employers will find you or type the kind of job you are looking for and you get a list of the companies that will interest you. You can also review the companies and employers and follow your favourite ones.