Job search should feel risky! Are you going to take a chance or play it safe? This week’s summary offers ideas to help you job search better.
We all tend to avoid taking risks. We take the safer route, the presumably known route, we do the things we tend to feel more comfortable doing.
But, when you play it safe and avoid new [ways of doing things, technology, ideas, strategies] you end up getting lost in a sea of sameness. And in job search, that’s not a good thing.
This week’s summary contains articles about changing the way you do things in your job search. You’ll learn what you can do to stand out and show you are the one who wants to do the job, things to consider before you begin looking for a new job, what to put in your LinkedIn headline to make it attract employers, a unique formula to help you answer interview questions, and ways you can eliminate the stress you feel.
When and where will you decide to take a chance during job search?
What Would Convince YOU To Take A Chance On Hiring A Career Switcher? by Dr. Dawn Graham
How to Determine Your “Must-Haves” for a New Job by Shelley Piedmont
The 10 Best LinkedIn Headlines For Job Seekers (Examples) by Biron Clark
Use the SESERV Strategy to Win Job Offers by Hank Boyer
10 Powerful Rules That Destroy Stress by Travis Bradberry
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.