Job Search Lessons Learned From the Politicians [Infographic] | Ladders

We’re still over a year away from the Presidential election, but we are already seeing commercials and news reports related to a national or local candidate.

Job Search Lessons Learned From the Politicians [Infographic]

We’re still over a year away from the Presidential election, but we are already seeing commercials and news reports related to a national or local candidate.

Regardless of your political beliefs, running for office is very similar to running a job search, and there’s a lot we can learn from our politicians regarding how to act while campaigning. In today’s economy, skill and experience alone don’t guarantee a job – you need to be likeable. As a job candidate, you need to evaluate your own image and communication skills. Tailor your approach with prospective employers to win their votes, and ultimately, the job offer.

Here are 5 simple tips to help you run your job search like you’re running for office:

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