Are you tired?……….
….tired of networking so much that once you land a job you will never step into a coffee shop again?
….tired of applications that take hours to complete because you literally have to dissect and rewrite your resume into little text boxes?
….tired of constantly tweeking your resume in hopes of getting it ” perfect”?
….tired of jumping through the hoops and loops of the application and hiring process in hopes of getting an in person conversation with someone…anyone?
….tired of leaving countless messages that go unanswered?
….tired of endless, unsolicited and conflicting job search advise?
…..tired of pumping yourself up for an interview for a less than desirable job?
….tired of being “in transition”?
With the recent recession, job searches has been as long as ever and job seekers have just gotten down right tired. When clients come to me asking why they haven’t landed yet despite their efforts, I often say it is because they look tired. Think of the characteristics of the people we want to be around. They are engaging, genuine and full of life and energy. This is true for employers as well. They want employees who are energized and ready to go. So as we gradually approach Spring, I encourage job seekers to take a step back and look in the mirror. Do you look fatigued or full of life? Consider taking some sort of Spring break to rest, re-energize and find that spark again. It may be the best thing you do for your job search.