Job Search? Network? Informational Interview? Does the thought of participating in these activities strike a nerve?
“Pass! I’m good. I have some websites I’m using to find a job, but thanks anyway.”
Believe it or not, it is a fact that most of us get jobs when we connect with someone, some person. Connect with a person versus connecting with an electronic application.
One of the key foundational steps in any job search is identifying, building, and using your support system. Your support system serves as your brain trust to learn about new industries and positions that you may not be familiar with. It also serves as your net when you feel like you’re falling.