15 Rules to Make your Job Search Successful
Rule 1: Always work your network before you need it.
Rule 2: Keep in mind that all relationships are give and take.
Rule 3: Knowledge is power; research the company, industries and execs.
Rule 4: Prepare a professional resume.
Rule 5: Solicit an outside opinion.
Rule 6: Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses.
Rule 7: Make a wish list; where you want to work and what you want to do.
Rule 8: Practice interviewing; what do you want them to know about you and your skills.
Rule 9: Focus on your strengths and what you can bring to the company
Rule 10: Work towards a win-win.
Rule 11: Be honest; with yourself and with the interviewer.
Rule 12: Block out negativity and bitterness.
Rule 13: Always be professional.
Rule 14: Remember you are the keeper of your career, manage it before it manages you.
Rule 15: Don’t forget to personally thank the people that helped you.