2011 Job Search Analysis: Time to Reevaluate

Okay, January is ending and you’ve had time to calm down from the holiday craziness and settle into the new year.  Now there are no more excuses!  Some of you may have made resolutions and already broke them (maybe it was working out on a regular basis or organizing your workspace?)—But for you job seekers out there, we want to make sure you stay on track and find your dream job in 2011!  That’s why we’ve dubbed February as “Job Search Analysis Month.” It’s time to evaluate your job search technique and refocus your goals in the right direction.

We’d love for you all to take a moment and answer the following questions.  In the coming weeks, we will address each question with new posts.  Evaluate your own answers as we offer advice and information that will point you in the right direction for your 2011 job search.  The answers to your job woes may be right in front of you: So it’s time to own your journey and conquer it piece by piece—with our help of course!

  • Do you have a “goal” for your job search?  What is it? (dream job, income, new location, new industry?)
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]
  • How many jobs do you apply to on a regular basis (typical day/ week)?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]
  • Do you use social media sites?  If so, how many?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]
  • Are your social media accounts for personal use as well as for job searching purposes?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]
  • How often do you participate in non internet-related networking?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]

  • Do you have appropriate interview clothing? What are they?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]

  • Do you have a current and updated business card?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]

  • Resumes: Is yours updated?  Do you send the same one to each job you apply for?
    [Update: Read the follow-up advice given for this question]

Stay tuned as we conquer each of these topics throughout the month of February.  Questions for us?  Email us at feedback@ycdwyl.com –Your (anonymous) question may become our next post!

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