Many people approach their job search something like this: These are my skills. This company is in the same industry as my former employer. I’ll apply there. Or this: These are a bunch of job postings. I’ll just send out my resume and see if I get any bites.
If you’re using either or those methods, you’re probably not happy with the results so far. In order to really begin your job search journey, you need to start with knowing what’s important to you, says Nicole Cox, Chief Recruitment Officer at Decision Toolbox, a virtual recruiting firm. Here are her suggested steps for doing an effective job search, and landing a position that’s best suited for you, rather than any old job.Continue Reading