​Hope for a New Job in 2018? Here Are 4 Resolutions You Need to Make! by 30Seconds Mom

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​Hope for a New Job in 2018? Here Are 4 Resolutions You Need to Make!

As the year draws to a close, it’s natural to reflect on where you’ve been and look to what’s to come. Are you looking for a job change in 2018? Chery Hyatt, executive search consulting expert at Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search, says to be strategic in your planning. Here are some resolutions that can help you get there:

  • Resume refresh: Spend some time updating your resume so that it’s current and ready in the event you need it. This will not only render a good outcome, but the process of reviewing your professional career will be helpful as you consider what’s next.
  • LinkedIn Tune-up: Take your updated resume and make sure that your LinkedIn profile is current. Be sure you have a professional photo. Ask a few associates if they’d be willing to write recommendations for you on LinkedIn. Don’t forget to include any certificates you have or trade associations you belong to.
  • Commit to Network: Make a goal to schedule at least two networking lunches a month. They should be with a mix of new and old connections and include individuals within and outside of your industry.
  • Don’t check out: When you are planning a job change, the trend is to be less engaged in your current position. That would be a mistake. Your future job prospects depend on your current job performance.

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Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Great tips here. Networking is key!
Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
Such great tips. I think the last one is one that people often neglect!!
Alex Bryant
Awesome tips to apply! Working on my LinkedIn as we speak.
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
Be sure to hit me up on LinkedIn if you haven't already, Alex Bryant ! :-)
Jeff Jackson
Great article as I am working on my job search. Me too, Elisa, request sent on LinkedIn.
Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
We are now connected on LinkedIn, Alex Bryant and Jeff Jackson ! :-)

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