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The twelve days of job search

Happy Holidays! Here are 12 tips from our team of career coaches, designed to help you get ready for your job search this holiday season. Focus on one tip a day, and your job search preparation will be a breeze!

  • On the first day of job search my career coach says to me…

    Make a Career Transition Timeline – How long will you give yourself for your career change?

  • On the second day of job search my career coach says to me

    Review Your Resume – Make sure it is logical and easy to read (for more help contact us for a resume review session.)

  • On the third day of job search my career coach says to me

    Carry a Business Card – Have a snazzy card printed up that highlights who you are up front and center.

  • On the fourth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Practice Your Elevator SpeechIt should help you be able to make a great 1st impression and position you.

  • On the fifth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Update Your LinkedIn ProfileLinkedIn is a vital part of your portfolio that should be reviewed and updated just like your resume. 

  • On the sixth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Get Organized – Sit down and get organized if you haven’t already, and then be sure to stay organized!

  • On the seventh day of job search my career coach says to me

    Create Your Brand – In your job search, you have to know your brand – your brand is your identity.

  • On the eighth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Conduct Informational InterviewsInformational interviews should be conducted with people in the industries you are exploring.

  • On the ninth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Network – Make the most of holiday festivities and network with your friends, family, co-workers, acquaintances, etc.

  • On the tenth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Be Persistent – Stay persistent throughout the application process, so that you will stand out in the crowd.

  • On the eleventh day of job search my career coach says to me

    Be Yourself – This will help you find a job that suits your style, personality, and unique skill set.

  • On the twelfth day of job search my career coach says to me

    Start Sooner Rather Than Later – We encourage you to start now, because this is a process that usually takes time.

Hallie Crawford
Job Coach

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