If you’re like most people, the idea of looking for a job is about as fun and exciting as getting a tetanus shot. Woo-hoo!
The fact is, it’s just something you need to do. Hey, we’ve all been there. And yeah, it sucks, but at the end of the journey you could find something really good, or at least better than what you expect from a painful tetanus shot. You could end up with a job that you love and that makes you money and enables you to lead the life you dream of. See? That’s not so bad.
So here’s what you need to do. Force yourself to get motivated. Looking for a job IS your job, at least for now.
Yes, it’s competitive out there, and jobs are hard to find. And sure it’s uncomfortable having to beg, I mean ask, for work. But everyone has been there, and putting off job hunting isn’t going to make it any easier.
Preparing to job hunt may feel like a monumental task. But it’s doable! You just need to break it down into small projects. Completion of one project successfully leads to the next.
Once you have your basic job hunting tools in place, then it’s a lot of lather, rinse, repeat.
This website will take you through the steps of creating your job hunting tools and then provide you with concrete ideas that you can use to find potential employers and get job offers.