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Educate Yourself to Make the Job Search Easier – Read Industry Publications

It is wonderful to educate yourself and make the job search more successful by reading industry publications. Each day there are people all over the country who are seeking work. Some are traditional employees who want to go and offer their services to employers at brick and mortar locations. Other people seeking work are entrepreneurs who are seeking more customers for their businesses. Still others are people who work at home like freelance writers who are looking for their next contracts. All these people are looking for different kinds of work in a variety of industries and at a variety of wages. What remains constant is that in order to be the most successful, it is important to keep current with industry trends.When looking for employment, additional customers or new contracts it is important to educate one’s self. You are more valuable as an employee, entrepreneur or freelancer it is important to know what is going on in your industry. It is important for you to know the latest technology, the key players and the future of your industry. An employee who knows the current events in her industry is valuable to her employer. Entrepreneurs who keep up-to-date with technological advances can offer value added service to customers. Freelancers who know key industry players and plans are able to do a better job and to request additional fees and qualify for more opportunities.

There are many ways to keep up to date with changes and developments in your industry. Books are a great way of learning about many things. However, it takes a long time to go from event to published book. Often, by the time a book is written, published and readily available, the information in the book is history and no longer current. Industry publications aka magazines are published on a daily or even weekly basis so that the time from event to publication is short. Data found in industry publications is usually current, relevant and ready to be used.

In conclusion, it is wonderful to educate yourself and make the job search more successful by reading industry publications. So, the question for you this wonderful day is, what publications do you read to keep up-to-date on your industry?


Janeane Davis

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  • This is a great article. You do have to educate yourself before doing the job search.

  • I keep telling myself I am going to do this. But then I never get around to it. I have so many issues of magazines left to read that i keep putting it off.

  • Great point! I never even thought to read industry publications when I was job hunting! Thank you!

  • Great article on job search! Thanks for sharing. Please let me know how I can be the best resource for you!

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