Best Practices For Succeeding in the Job Search Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

04/12/2013 10:44 am ET | Updated Jun 12, 2013

Many job seekers are frustrated. They're tired. They just want to see results. And with the job search process as cutthroat as it is, it's easy to see why. However, underneath the plethora of applications and cover letters, there is an opportunity to succeed. You just have to learn how to come out on top with the right information.

This infographic, compiled by Interview Success Formula, a program that helps job seekers to deliver powerful interview answers, illustrates how job seekers can navigate through the job search today and how to do well in the process. Some takeaways to note include:

  • 80 percent of available jobs are never advertised
  • There were 3.6 million job openings at the end of 2012
  • 20 percent of job applicants get interviews
  • A candidate may wait anywhere between 24 hours and two weeks after the interview for the verdict

Check out the full infographic below and let us know your thoughts in the comments!


What do you think? What are some other ways to succeed in the job search?