Category: Job Searching

Communication, Job Searching, Productivity

Shipping tasks is important when job hunting

I’m hoping to encourage you to slowly but surely ship stuff when job hunting. Ship stuff One trick that separates the amateur job hunter from the professional is the habit of “shipping” stuff. This means ensuring that each and every day you are shipping something that pushes you towards the end goal. In this instance …

Job Searching, Learning, Networking

Focus on these three things when searching for a new job

When job hunting focus on the following three core activities. I always advocate a similar amount of time for each one, but experiment with your own balance. The important thing is that you spend some time doing each one. The three main activities that you should be doing to get a job are: Building Your Network, …

Job Searching

Set realistic time frames when job hunting

It’s important to set realistic time frames when applying for jobs. We become impatient when we expect something to happen more quickly than it actually does. Job searching often takes longer than expected. Set realistic time frames and work within these. You’ll also get a more realistic time frame the more you apply for jobs. …

Job Searching

How to use Evernote for job searching

I had a fully detailed idea about how to use Evernote for job hunting, but it turns out someone else has already written a short guide. Saves me having to write it. 🙂 You can find the article here: https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2016/09/23/job-search/ In a nutshell use it to save your documents, career defining moments and anything else …