2. Always Network

Even if you attend interviews that don’t pan out the way you would have hoped, you should always be on the ball in terms of trying to build a network of contacts that might be able to help you further down the line.

Asking people out for coffee doesn’t have to be a strict ‘only if I get the job’ type deal;

the more friends you have in the industry, the better.

Have a profile on LinkedIn – even though you think you may not be a ‘professional’.

You still have skills and something to offer, and a lot of companies advertise on the site so you’ve nothing to lose.

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