Inspiring your hiring!
It ain't all that bad ... with the right strategy.
by Shawn Gannon
Keep your job search SMART and smart!
Just trust me. It makes sense. Let me explain. The process in anyone's job search, I would contest, is tedious, disappointing, and profoundly frustrating. If that's not true for you, God bless. For the rest of us, these are palpable feelings and a constant struggle. Finding inspiration in your job search can be difficult, but often times struggle can be overcome with the right strategy.
You've most likely heard of SMART goals at the office. Why not apply them to your job search? They are pretty "smart."
SMART stands for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-based. Here is how they can apply:
As for being "smart," I mean this to be used as an adjective. Let yourself be quick-witted and humorous. Try not to take yourself too seriously no matter how serious your need for a new job is at any particular time. You want to present the best YOU possible. Otherwise, it might be, well, this ...
Go ahead, be intense. Take it seriously. But also, be smart about it. :-) You got this!
Here is a great source and a place for you to begin your job search.
And of course, presenting yourself strongly is a great way to start!
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