Selling yourself is the key to getting hired!
Jamaica is a competitive market filled with multi-talented people. The demand for jobs is higher than the actual inventory of available positions. Employers and Recruiters are sometimes tasked with reviewing hundreds of prospective candidates. It is up to you as the Jobseeker to stand out and catch their eye.
One way to do so using e-JAM is creating a great About Me or Bio; this is one of the first things Employers or Recruiters see about you. Use this section to sell yourself and elaborate more on your professional working experience. Be sure to include information on various skills and experiences you believe enhance your position as a working individual. Highlight things beyond your regular working life, such as university experience, volunteer work, completed certification and special interests that would be a benefit in the field you aim to work in.
I am a Kingston Jamaica-Native specialising in Social Media Marketing and Public Relations. I have been in the field for nearly 7 years, and love every minute of it! I graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and Web Design from UWI. After school I spent my first two years at a small advertising firm in Miami, but have since moved on to freelancing full time. I am passionate about music, film and art and use my experiences to drive my creative inspiration.
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