The job search process can feel like a roller coaster.
One minute you are riding high with a pipeline full and interview rounds and the next you are turned upside down starting the whole process over with a blank slate. Sound familiar?
The truth is, if it’s been awhile since you last went through a search, it can take a couple of reps until you truly get clear on what you want, and in turn find your rhythm.
Here’s how you can smooth out the ride:
- Reframe the job search process as an opportunity to fine tune, learn and discover. Simply shifting your lens from “I have to do this” to “I get to do this,” can make a huge difference in your overall outlook.
- Expand the short list from dream companies to dream opportunities. Often, my clients have a single dream company in mind, only to be disheartened if it doesn’t work out. Expanding the opportunity set to focus on what you want to accomplish across a number of different...