I’m hosting this week’s HireFriday chat on Twitter. January 6th Noon ET, 11 Central, 9am Pacific. Details on the HireFriday site.
The perfect job search requires mastering a number of skills: career goals, assessment tools, resume writing, cover letters, references, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, work/life balance…the list goes on. There are hundreds of books and thousands of articles teaching these skills. You can read and practice for years.
But you don’t have years. You need a job now.
So today, we’re going to talk about job search strategy for the real world, not the perfect world. Job search tactics that reflect what’s missing from most advice: a sense of urgency!
Q1: How do you know what job search tactics are a priority?
Q2: How often do you change your job search tactics?
Q3: What job search tactics seem too time-consuming or difficult?
Q4: Who do you call first to build a network?
Q5: What online job search resource produces fastest results?