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How you approach your
- Whether or not you are currently working (or have you lost your job)
Level of experience
Industry and job function
Compensation requirements and expectations
Making a fresh start is not that difficult:
Make a Plan – It may sound like overkill but it is not. Having a
What is your goal? Do you want to change industries, cities, or careers? Start with your goal and work backward from there (what needs to be done to achieve your goal?).
Who do you know that can help in your search? Make a list of your
job searchnetwork connections.
Where do you want to work? Make a list of the locations/cities where you would like to work.
Who do you want to work for? Make a list of the companies where you would like to work.
Using the list of companies you made while making your plan, research the companies where you would like to work. What type of research? If they are a publicly held company, look up their financials (make sure they are a viable company). You can also lookup how employees rate the company (you don’t want to work for a company that no one likes). What about other company rankings (best company to work for, etc.)?
You're Hired! Leveraging Your Network -- Job Search Strategies That Work puts you to work in learning how to use 'best practices' to create a professional network that will increase your success in landing your job.
What You Will Need
Okay, you are ready to find your job, but do you have everything you need? Obviously, you will need a crackerjack resume as well as a few different cover letters. What about your
You need to select your resources for each “mode” of search. This includes
Schedule Your Time
Whether you currently have a job or are out of work,