Reading List: 6 Ways To Make Your Job Application Stand Out

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When advertising a single vacancy, companies are frequently flooded in hopeful applications. They apply a rigorous process to separate the wheat from the chaff and many applications end up in the bin.  

This article by Forbes outlines six methods you can use to make sure your application stands out from the crowd - from using keywords to networking your way to the decision maker.

Estimated Reading Time:  4 minutes

Standout Quote: "A better way is to contact a key decision maker through hard mail and follow up with a phone call. Go around H.R. That’s provocative, right? Well, it works."

Reading List is a new kind of post for our Effective Business Communication blog. Each week, we’ll point to an article, video or graphic that has taken our interest. The posts that made us stop scrolling and listen (or read). We’d love to hear what you think in the comments below.

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