Do you know how to job-search? Can you explain the process to someone else? Does the process go something like: “write a resume, post it on the job-boards, search the job-boards for listings and do some networking”. Unfortunately, this is the most common job-search strategy, and also the one that wastes the most time and yields the worst results. Yes WORST results. Is finding a job important to you? Then I would recommend paying attention
The sorry truth is very, very, very few people were ever are taught how to job search.
Yes, I know that most professionals have gone through some type of
‘job-search training’ at their Colleges or high-schools, but was that really training? Most ‘job-search’ advice focuses on 1) resume writing 2) interviewing skills and 3) company research. So what’s wrong with that? Simple, they are not connected into any ‘linear’ process that you follow.