How to Have Good Job Search Etiquette

Job Search Etiquette

When searching for a job it is important to put forward a professional appearance and demeanor whether it be in-person or online. Employers want to hire people that conduct themselves in a respectable manner, so here are a few tips on how to sharpen your etiquette when searching for employment.

1. Show Efficient Communication Skills

  • Respond immediately when contacted by potential employers. It shows your desire for the job along with your punctuality and respect for your potential employer.

2. Display Professionalism

  • Ensure that your voicemail greeting is a proper representation of you and not a joke.
  • Reread written or typed messages; simple grammar mistakes are unprofessional along with slang and abbreviated phrases like ‘lol’ or ‘u’ instead of ‘you’.

3. Network Properly

  • Follow up with phone calls and emails if you miss them
  • Analyze your social media appearance. The effects of Social Media can be very beneficial or harmful.

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