My daily series of posts revealing the “secrets” of a successful job hunt in these difficult economic times continues.
Today’s secret is short and sweet, to let you get on with your weekend. Be sure you read yesterday’s post first!
Secret #5: “Deja Vu All Over Again”
Follow up. ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS follow up.
I know, I know; technically, it is the same as Secret #4. But I thought it was important enough that it deserves to get a second entry. I’m serious. Always follow up.
Now go out and have some fun! It is the weekend, and you deserve a break. Life is tough enough, even when you take time for yourself. Don’t deprive yourself of downtime!
(Hey, look! Two secrets for the price of one!)
Next – perhaps another quick secret (if you have been paying attention) before we get to more substantial stuff again on Monday. Of course, if you haven’t been paying attention, you’ll have some reading to do…
Jim Adcock is Vice President of Launch Pad Job Club, an organization in Austin, Texas, whose mission is help people who have lost their jobs to get the skills they need to land their next job, and to help them cope with the interim between jobs. Check out previous career-related entries.