The Seven Steps for a Quick and Successful Job Search

You cannot just read about getting a job. The best way to get a job is to go out and get interviews! And the best way to get interviews is to make a job out of getting a job.

After many years of experience, we have identified just seven basic things you need to do that makes a big difference in your job search. Each will be covered and expended on in coming weeks.

  1. Identify your key skills and challenges and develop a “Skills Language” to describe yourself.
  2. Define your ideal job.
  3. Learn the two most effective job search methods.
  4. Create a superior resume and a portfolio.
  5. Organize your time to get two interviews a day.
  6. Dramatically improve your interviewing skills.
  7. Follow up on all leads.

Credit: Michael Farr with Daniel J. Ryan, Ph.D