If you do this you’re more likely to get a job

And it’s not as hard as you’d think

Let’s be honest, getting a job isn’t the easiest thing in the world is it? From being googled to answering trick interview questions, there are so many things to deal with before you even get to the final round.

But now a new survey has revealed the one thing that makes you more employable and it’s actually quite easy, in fact, we’d go as far as to say that it’s even enjoyable. Because it turns out travelling is the answer.

New stats by Hostelworld show that future employers are just as impressed by an impressive travel CV as they are by a work one.

In fact, a whopping 82% of employers polled believed travelling to different countries made you a more attractive hire (and in case you fancy killing two birds with one stone, you can apply for a job and get paid to travel and drink wine).

Which kind of makes sense if you think about it, because travel broadens the mind and definitely helps with people skills.

Out of all the people polled, 62% said travel had helped them understand what they wanted in life, and 51% said it helped them figure out what they wanted to do professionally. So no time wasters here.

So you know that tropical holiday you weren’t sure you should take this year? Book it.

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