Consider updating your CV with current information and references. If you haven’t prepared a CV as yet then you should start building one as soon as possible. Finding a job without a well written CV has become extremely difficult these days. Therefore, you should consider spending considerable amount of time making corrections on your CV. Make sure there no grammatical, structural or spelling mistakes in it. CV’s with spelling and grammatical mistakes are likely to be ignored by potential employers. You could also ask your co worker, friends and relative to help you fix the errors on your CV.
Always highlight your achievement, responsibilities and skills on your CV. Technical skills such as using advance software and applications can leave a very good impression on the employer.
Sending a covering letter with your application is as important as sending the CV. Address the hiring manager on the covering letter. Talk about your technical and academic skills. Let the employer know why you are interested in a particular role and the experience you have gained in a similar position. This will definitely improve your chances of securing a job.
Connect with your friends and former co workers to locate open vacancies in the information technology industry. Networking with friends and references is an excellent way to find a job in the world of information technology. If you know someone already working as an IT professional, request him or her to help you with your job search.
Joining networking groups like Association of Information Technology Professional, LinkedIn, Facebook and Yahoo can also play a key role keep a record of open jobs. Use the dashboard on these social media websites to connect to those who are also looking to find work in the same market.