If you are a recent graduate that is presently unemployed, you are likely to be just one of the many individuals currently in the frustrating position of struggling to even get an interview for any of the jobs you are applying for.
The job market for graduates is the toughest it has ever been and there are simply far more people leaving university with degrees than there are companies offering graduate level jobs and training schemes. Spending hours applying for jobs to then not even receiving a notification of receipt can be incredibly disheartening but you must not give up. In order to obtain an interview, where you will be able to let your personality and personal strengths shine, you just need to find away to make your CV stand out from the rest.
In this modern technological age, one way to make any application interesting and unique is to include an online video CV. Leave the facts on paper, but enhance those facts with a short film explaining your strengths, past experiences and maybe also why you would be right for the job. Individuals can instantly come across as more approachable to employers when seen in person and, furthermore, a video resume will display both initiative and an impressive drive to succeed.
Whilst applying for jobs it is also advisable to try to gather as much relevant experience as possible. A lot of work experience will be unpaid and you will therefore probably need to support yourself with a part time job, but it really is worth the effort in terms of raising yourself above other candidates.
If you are stuck in a job hunting rut, it might be time to change your approach. Rather than simply continuing to apply for hundreds of similar jobs with the same CV, think about how you can enhance your application to make it more impressive and striking and also look further afield on numerous websites, as this is likely to be the key to securing that all important interview.