Wednesday, May 2, 2012

5 reasons why volunteering can help you land the next dream job

No matter if you are currently employed or not, you should invest some time into volunteering for a good cause.
Volunteering can help you land your next dream job and here is why:

  1. Learn valuable new skills and experiences that you can showcase on your resume.
  2. Meet new people and build a network for referrals.
  3. Make a difference in your community by helping people. Good deeds are always remembered and rewarded. 
  4. Find a cause you are passionate about. When you focus on something you care about you will automatically start heading in the directions of your dreams. This in turn will help you find and land your dream job.
  5. Improve your attitude. It's impossible to feel depressed when you are busy helping others. On the other side of the coin, everyone prefers to be around positive people which will make you a prime candidate during your next job interview.
Now, it's your turn! Tell us what kind of volunteer experiences have you had and what you enjoyed most about them in the comment section below!

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