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How To Secretly Find Your Perfect Job While On The Job

How To Find A Job While On The Job

Are you looking for new career opportunities while currently employed? Searching for a new job can quickly become a full-time job. How do you look for a new job and avoid conflicts with your existing job? Here are some tips on how to professionally manage both job-hunting and your current job at the same time.

Avoid advertised jobs

The temptation to look for jobs online is high when you’re currently employed. Job-hunting online feels non-intrusive to your current job. The thought of your dream job showing up tomorrow in your inbox is tempting, but highly unlikely (less than 4%). Even if it did, think about how many others you’ll have to compete against to win the job.

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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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Resumes

Why Your Resume Is Overrated And Unnecessary

Resumes are B.S.

On Amazon there is no less than 2,190 books on writing a ‘job resume’. You’d think they were the key to getting a job. It’s just an illusion. You are told that a resume prepares you to go and charm a recruiter, convince a head hunter, inspire awe in the HR executive.

Well, this dream is a crowded one! It is shared by all the qualified individuals who are after the same job you are pining your hopes on!

“When it comes to effective job-hunting, a resume is not your best tool.” 

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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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