Wouldn’t it be great to have a team of people you could reach out to and get help from? By building a strong group of personal job search advisors, you can get advice to help you break down the barriers of job search.
The best job search strategy is to develop a list of target companies (companies you would like to work for) and then find contacts inside those companies.
You’ve heard people telling you to network your way to a new job. But that seems easier said than done. Maybe you don’t have a network or you don’t like to network or perhaps you don’t know how to network. Before you worry about any of this, start with a plan for network development.
What do you see yourself doing 3-5 years from now? And how will you get there? If you haven’t thought about the answers to these questions, now is a really good time to start career planning.
What you say isn’t always perceived the way you intend. These are three examples of communication mishaps job seekers make.