Targeting employers means you’ve identified who you are, what you’re good at, what problems you can solve for employers who need the help you have to offer. Then, once you’ve identified where those employers are in the world, you go after them.
Like any self-respecting candidate, you’ve done the research. You know your value. Just as important, you have a clear idea of what the employer should offer.
But what happens if they surprise you a number less than expected?
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Many people think of job compensation in terms of that iconic line from the film, “Jerry McGuire.” You know the line… “Show me the money!” While salary is certainly an important consideration, life is more than just a cash grab. You need to find a delicate balance between fulfilling work and personal growth. Work is a major part of our lives, but it can’t be the only part.
For recent grads, the job search may be a mid to long-term proposition. Over time, your career confidence may be challenged.
By keeping these five ideas in mind, however, you can make progress… without getting worn down.
One of the most common and popular job search strategies is also one of least effective today and, ultimately, can be deadly.
That common job search strategy: Focusing most job search time and effort on applying for jobs without regard to fit for the opportunity.