The week between Christmas and New Year’s is slow…so slow, you may have forgotten what day of the week it was. But now that we’re in 2020, it’s time to kick your job search into high gear!

Summary Sunday Kick Your Job Search Into High Gear

A slow end doesn’t mean a slow start to the new year! Get started by taking actions that will boost your job search! By doing so, you can get ahead of the pack of other slow-moving job seekers.

This week’s summary includes actionable tips to help with your job search and career:

  • Improve your LinkedIn headline using these examples
  • Use Reference USA to help you find a job
  • Refine your career goals using Ikigai
  • Build your personal brand with thought leadership

Here’s what I want you to know and believe:

  • People are securing new jobs right now
  • Follow up with people. (You aren’t annoying them, you are being persistent!)
  • Block time on your calendar every day with job search activities
  • Invest more time and have more conversations

LINKEDIN

It’s Unanimous: the Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Headlines from Job-Search Experts | Things Career Related

It’s unanimous: the Top 10 LinkedIn Profile Headlines from job-search experts

Anytime a “Top 10” list is created there is some doubt in the minds of the readers if the selection process was fair. This is why I asked a committee of eight people to choose which 10 LinkedIn profile Headlines stand out from a list of the ultimate list of 80+ LinkedIn voices job seekers…

TOOLS

How the Reference USA Database Will Help You Find a Job in 2021 | Avid Careerist

How the Reference USA Database Will Help You Find a Job in 2021

Reference USA, a 44-million business on-line database, is a big data job search dream. Big businesses. Medium-size businesses. Small businesses. It has them all! It’s an almost complete directory of United States businesses and government entities.

CAREER

Intertwining Ikigai and Career Coaching | Dorothy Dalton

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Career Intelligence – Annette Richmond

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Setting yourself apart is important in any job market, today it’s essential. One way to rise above your competition is to set yourself up as a thought leader. #findajob #jobsearchstrategies #thoughtleadership #thoughtleader #findajob pic.twitter.com/i9ldE6ab7s

Put your job search into high gear starting this week!

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