Category : Job Search Secrets

Job Search Secrets

5 Energy-Boosters To Conquer A Tough Job Hunt

Job hunt | Ian Jenkins

Searching for your next job opportunity can be filled with excitement, disappointment and frustration. As the emotional roller coaster wears on, how do you stay motivated when there is no end in sight in your job hunt? Here are some favorite motivators that can keep you going, when the going gets tough.

Get out!

Although it’s tempting to stay inside and focused on finding a job, your productivity drops after 90 minutes. Take a break and get out! A favorite respite from the trenches of job hunting is to step outside and exercise. A power walk in the neighborhood, a jog along the harbor-side, or a bike ride through a nearby forest can be a dynamite re-energizer.

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The Job Hunting Question That Will Change Your Life

Tristan had been job hunting for 7 months. He continually revised his resume and cover letter, but it never got him in the door for an interview. He expanded his job hunting approach from online job boards to offline job fairs and association meetings. Nothing. Not one interview.

After investing two years of his life in graduate school, he was starting to question if he had made the right choice. He’d left his wife and 5 year old daughter behind in the hopes of advancing his education and securing a job in Europe. He desperately wanted to be with his family again. First, he had to find a job. Time was running out. His student visa was expiring in 5 weeks.

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Finding the Perfect Job Job Search Secrets

Job Search: 3 Breakthroughs For Job Search Success

You’re in the midst of a job search. You need a job, but not just any job. You want the perfect job – the one you actually want to go to. You are not alone.

“A recent survey found that nearly three quarters of workers say they hate their job!”

If you want to be one of the lucky ones, you need to intensify the focus in your job search and use your time more effectively. Here are three ways focus influences your job search success.

1) Be Specific In Your Job Search

Do you look anywhere and everywhere when job hunting? Do you sign up for every job board in town, scan the local classifieds and blast your Facebook friends with your resume? If so, you are going about it the wrong way.

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Create Your Job Job Search Secrets

Create a Job: 4 Easy Ways To Create Your Perfect Job

Create a job | Ian Jenkins

What if I told you you’re going about this job search task all wrong? You should create a job, not hunt for a job. Instead of doing the hunting, you should become the hunted.

Create A Job | Ian Jenkins

Job search tip: Create a job, don’t hunt for it

Job search strategies typically focus on surveying job boards, meeting with recruiters, or fine-tuning your resume within an inch of its life. When the realization finally clicks that you’re doing exactly the same thing as every other job seeker, that light bulb moment can lead to a dramatic shift in your career development thinking.

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