Job Search January Challenge #19
This challenge is for those of you who need a new job but are stuck in the wishing and worrying stage. If you’ve been lurking on job boards, now is the time to apply! I often have clients who are insecure about their resumes or their job history. They are hesitant to apply, even to positions to which they are qualified. Now is no time to be shy!
If you need a job, but aren’t following through and applying, seek some support. Set up a free 15-minute consultation by phone, email, or in-person with an expert. Often after meeting with me, job seekers who were feeling pessimistic about their skills or unsure about what they need to do feel enthusiastic and more confident! An expert will give you support and direct you to the action items you need to take. That can feel extremely empowering!
Challenge #19: Pick one job today and apply for it!
Do whatever it takes: fill out an application, write your cover letter and resume, and send them off! Make them as good as you can in the time you have today, have someone proof them with you, then BAM! put a stamp on your envelope and send it. And tomorrow, spend a little more time polishing your cover letter and resume, targeting it to your next position, and send off another.
Even if you’ve been stuck, take the first step. Pick one job and apply for it. Ask for support if you need it. Tell someone that if you do only one thing today it needs to be applying for this one job. Have them hold you to it. Then do it again tomorrow. And the next day. And the next!