Are you in rut with the winter blues? We’re now in the second month of the new year; how’s your job search going so far? Help is on the way: Check out these eight tips by Dority, encouraging you to take time to tread the stepping stones during your 2019 job trek. You can be on a new path to learning how to land that position you’ve been striving for this year. One of Dority’s tips is to “pay attention to the bridge,” where she emphasizes how networking and expanding your horizons is essential to you being better equipped to reaching your next awesome job.
On the horizon includes, additionally, not neglecting your life-long learning this year. Before you know it complacency is creeping up on you, especially if you’re in a job that is not allowing you to best use your educational/ experience skills to the fullest. You’ll likely shake those blues by taking time to connect this year. During your trek, this might be the perfect time to link up with new people in the field you’re looking to get into, or even expand the one you’re already in and enjoy. Lastly, do take this opportunity to focus your efforts on informational interviews and skill assessing with some much deserved self-care sprinkled on top.
Wishing you the best of luck in 2019.
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