Top Five Resolution Resources: Get a New Job

Top Five Resolution Resources: Get A New Job Rocket Fuel for Your Career GoalsRocket Fuel for Your Career Goals

Lots of people don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. And, hey, whatever works for you is fine by me! But I usually find that the start of a new year is the perfect time to look back and reflect, and to look forward and dream.

With that in mind, I’ve scoured my favorite sources of career wisdom – from Fast Company and the Harvard Business Review to brilliant blogs you may have never heard of – and chosen my top five reads to help you reach your goals, dreams, and plans for 2017.

This is the second post in my action-packed Resolution Resources series. If you like it, I hope you’ll check out Part 1, Get Promoted, and Part 3, Get Productive!

So You Want to Land a New Job

Whether you’re BEYOND ready to move on, or just thinking of testing the waters, now is a great time to think about upgrading to a new opportunity! These five resources will help you navigate the hiring process like a pro.

The Only Way to Answer "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"1. The Only Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

This is my most popular post, month after month. Everyone dreads this notorious job interview question – with good reason – and luckily, there’s a perfect way to answer. (Brainy Business Babe)

 

2. The 3 Steps “It Girls” Use to Build an Epic Personal Brand

Your personal brand is a major component of any job search. This post shows you how to hone your personal brand to achieve “It Girl” status. (Career Contessa)

3. Ten Things Every Job-Seeker Should Be Doing On LinkedIn

Liz Ryan is the goddess of job-hunting advisors. It’s nearly impossible for me to pick a favorite from her portfolio of articles on Forbes. This one stands out, though, as an intro to her perspective on getting hired, and for its wealth of specific, useful, doable advice. (Forbes)

4. Why You Should Always Go Off-Script in a Job Interview

It’s a dirty little secret of the corporate world that hardly anybody has ever gotten training on how to conduct a job interview. As a result, lots of interviewers are operating on autopilot! This post explains why it’s so important to disrupt the routine, and offers guidelines for how to do it. (Harvard Business Review)

3 Magic Questions to Impress in a Job Interview Your Job-Seeking Secret Weapon5. 3 “Magic” Questions to Impress in a Job Interview

The point when the interviewer asks “do you have any questions for me?” is arguably the single most important moment of the entire interview. This post gives you the three questions you should always ask to knock their socks off! (Brainy Business Babe)

 

What are your best strategies for snagging a new job? Let me know in the comments!

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