As we approach our next big election in the US, running for political office seems a lot like searching for a job. After all, like a politician, your goal is to sell yourself to the right people and get “elected” into a new job.
So this is a good time to ask: “What job search lessons can be learned from politics?”
Thinking like a politician helps you focus your job search efforts. Specifically, this mindset helps develop your image, message, and how you approach specific employers. A successful political campaign wins people over and inspires trust and confidence. A successful job search does the same!
This infographic from The Ladders shows five job search lessons learned from politics. Each helps you run your job search like an effective political campaign… without all the mud slinging! So take a good look. And then go rock the vote!