4 Detrimental Mistakes Smart People Make When Looking For a Better Job

4 Detrimental Mistakes Smart People Make When Looking For a Better Job

 
 

4 Detrimental Mistakes Smart People Make When Looking For a Better Job

 
 

Mistake #1 Not approaching the job search as a systematic process

 

Instead of setting up a system or a plan, people normally run around like chickens with their heads cut off, doing random things. I did the same thing.
 

For example this is how it typically goes: Scouring the job boards & job sites, applying for as many postings that look sort of good, is the first thing people will do (It was the first thing I did, too.)
 

Then maybe talk to a recruiter or two (I did this, too.) Then maybe scour LinkedIn for people they know that could help, then look for people to cold message, while still relentlessly keeping their eyes glued to the job boards. Then maybe go to a networking event… Keep on reading…