The Ten Commandments of a Job Search
When you are unemployed the thought of looking for a new job can be daunting.
Even if you are currently working and have decided it's just time to look for a new opportunity elsewhere, the job search itself can practically turn into a part time job.
Here are ten commandments of a job search to assist you..
Searching for a new job is similar to house hunting. When the decision is made to go forth, there is a burst of excitement and joy about the prospect of looking.
Initially it is all fun and games. Looking through the listings, figuring out a budget, calling real estate brokers and making appointments to see the houses available can lift your spirits and fill you with optimism.
But often after a few weeks your joy turns into a feeling of drudgery. Your energy is depleted just thinking about having to look at one more house.
The job hunt is no different..
Whether you are searching to find a better position or because you are currently unemployed, the initial burst of happiness and hope can dissipate after a few weeks of being unsuccessful. And the next thing you know you are in a rut.
Here are 8 ways to break out of the job search rut..