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, etc. There are hundreds of books and thousands of articles teaching these skills. You could 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?