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New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

reminder_free imageAs you begin to make your resolutions for 2016, don’t forget to include your job search.The new year is the perfect time to commit to actions that will make positive changes in your career.

If you need some assistance with your career resolutions, we’ve got some suggestions to get you started:

  • I will reach out to one new person a week who can help me with my job search
  • I will make sure my LinkedIn profile is complete and up-to-date
  • I will set up informational interviews with hiring managers, even if they aren’t currently hiring
  • I will perfect my elevator pitch
  • I will dedicate the appropriate amount of time to my job search
  • I will educate myself on a topic that is relevant to my industry
  • I will volunteer my time
  • I will be open to asking for help
  • I will be open to new job titles and departments

Written by Deborah O'Donnell

Deborah O'Donnell is the President and Owner of Rodas Coaching, LLC, a Career and Life Coaching firm located in downtown Chicago. She works one-on-one with individuals, executives, and entrepreneurs, helping them gain clarity and align their passions and strengths to open doors to live inspired and balanced lives. Deborah provides career management consulting, which provides resume review, career coaching, and interview skill development.

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