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Land A Job Offer Without Applying

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Receiving a job offer when you didn’t even know you were searching can feel like an impossible dream. Of course, everybody would love to watch business owners fight over who gets the right to hire you. But things are a little different in the real world. You don’t always get the job you’ve applied for, so getting the job you never applied for sounds preposterous. However, it is possible to make yourself more desirable to companies without sending your resume. Admittedly, it requires a lot of work and effort. But, it can be highly rewarding to capture the interest of many business owners at the same time. If you’re in the process of launching your independent career or considering a change of role, becoming the new expert on the block is exactly what you want to do. 

Get a killer website that will attract offers

You need a digital presence, and by that, we don’t mean you need to polish your LinkedIn profile. If you want to shine and get noticed, you should have a professionally built website that lets you showcase your skills and share your expertise. While there are plenty of DIY platforms that let you create your website, it’s a good idea to hire a Digital Marketing Agency for the job. They can not only advise on the design, but they can also put a marketing spin on your content to boost your ranking results. 

Make sure everybody listens when you speak

Whether you choose to write or speak, being able to convey your message clearly and correctly is an essential skill to success. However, you’d be surprised to know that too many people are unable to communicate effectively. Being articulate is a crucial skill that you should develop to make sure your voice gets heard by other professionals. Additionally, it also helps you to break down complex issues into digestible and manageable statements, which means that your audience is more likely to understand you. 

Create the podcast everybody loves

Podcasts are the preferred media source in the business world. Everybody can tune in without disrupting their day-to-day activities, whether they’re commuting to the office or running on a treadmill. Therefore, the best way to encourage people to listen to what you’ve got to say is to create a podcast to share your content. Besides, podcasts are typically inexpensive to produce and publish. All you need is a microphone and an editing software tool, and you’re ready to take on the Internet with your educational debates. 

Be that inspiring speaker they trust

I know you; I’ve seen your TEDx Talk!

Don’t you want someone to come to you in the street and utter those very words? The TED stage, thankfully, offers plenty of opportunities for enthusiastic speakers. You can take on the main stage, but you can also find local events that might be more accessible as a beginner. Pitching for a talk is a straightforward application system. Speakers who choose topics that are relevant to the audience that haven’t been discussed previously are more likely to get lucky! 

It takes time to build your reputation as an expert in your field. From a regular blog presence to a popular podcast, you’ll have to be ready to invest your time in becoming the new face and name that everybody remembers. But nothing will be as effective as giving a speech that ends up on YouTube! Are you ready for the challenge of making yourself appear desirable?

 

About the author /


Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

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