Career and Job-Search Planning Guide: From A to Z
In any subject you took in school, you needed to learn key concepts to better understand the material and perform well on quizzes and exams. The same principle holds true for career planning and job-hunting.
With this idea in mind, here are some of the most important job-seeker career and job-search concepts, ideas, and strategies, from A to Z.
What follows is a collection of the best tools, expert advice, samples, tips, and resources for maximizing job-seeker accomplishments — the building blocks for obtaining your next job, your next promotion.
Where job-seekers can find some expert articles, tools, and resources for developing your personal career brand, as well as key self-marketing techniques to get hired or promoted.
How many times will you change careers in your lifetime? If you’re like most people, you’ll change careers at least several times over the course of your life. How successful you’ll be in making transitions among careers can at least be partially attributed to the amount of career planning and preparation you’ve done.
It’s probably one of the most overused phrases in job-hunting, but also one of the most underutilized by job-seekers: dress for success. In job-hunting, first impressions are critical. Remember, you are marketing a product — yourself — to a potential employer, and the first thing the employer sees when greeting you is your attire; thus, you must make every effort to have the proper dress for the type of job you are seeking. Will dressing properly get you the job? Of course not, but it will give you a competitive edge and a positive first impression.