How ChatGTPT can help you get that job

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You can now use free tools like ChatGPT.

These tools can save you time. They make the job application process easier.

To learn more about ChatGPT, read 5 best ways ChatGPT can help you learn English.

Here’s how ChatGPT can help you when you apply for a job:

  1. It can help you understand job ads

    Job ads can be hard to understand. They are often long. They use hard words. ChatGPT can help you with this.

    Here’s what you can do:

    • You can type: “Help me understand this job ad. Explain the job role. Tell me the most important parts.”
    • Copy the job ad and put it into ChatGPT with your question.
    • You can ask more questions to help make your application better. For example: What words and phrases should I use in my resume and cover letter? What job experiences should I talk about?
  2. Use it to make your resume and cover letter better

    If you don’t have a resume and cover letter yet, you can ask ChatGPT to make one for you. Just give it the right information. But remember, what it makes is just a guide. You should make it your own. Check it before you send it.

    If you already have a resume and cover letter, you can ask ChatGPT to check it and make it better.

    To make your application better, use what you learned from #1. Use the words and phrases that ChatGPT suggested. Most importantly, use your own words to show who you are.

  3. It can help you learn about the company

    ChatGPT can help you find important information about the company. For example, instead of reading the whole company website, you can ask ChatGPT: “If I’m applying as a ____ in Organization X, what are the most important things I should know about the company?” It can give you some key points.  It can also give you information about the company that you can talk about in the interview.

  4. Use it to practice for the interview

    A good way to prepare for your job interview is to ask ChatGPT for sample interview questions. You can also ask it to do a practice interview with you. To do this, you can type your answers or use Voice Control for ChatGPT. You can also ask it to make your answers better.

  5. Make thank you and follow-up emails

    After your interview, you can send a thank you email. You can ask ChatGPT to make one for you, but remember to make it your own.

    To make your email your own, talk about something from the interview. For example, you can say “Thank you for talking to me today. I really liked how you made me feel comfortable and asked good questions. I really enjoyed our talk.” Be honest and say again that you are interested in the job. This will make you stand out.

Some things to remember:

  1. The better your questions and prompts, the better the answers you get. Be as detailed as you can when using the tool. Try different prompts. You can try some of the prompts in this article: 35 genius ChatGPT prompts.
  2. ChatGPT can’t give you real-time information. For example, it can’t help you find current job openings. It also can’t tell you the latest news.
  3. Always check the facts. If something looks wrong, look it up on Google. Check with another source. ChatGPT doesn’t know facts after 2021.

Good luck! I hope you get the job soon!
Sources: All the ways ChatGPT can help you land a job, David Nield, Wired; and The Ultimate guide to using ChatGPT for job applications, Kayte Grady, Teal. Accessed July 31, 2023.

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