Job Changing Success Tips

By Robin Ryan

It’s a great time to job hunt. Employers are hiring again, so maybe a new job is in your future. You won’t find it if you don’t look and market yourself well. Read on for some insights.

Job search success doesn’t just happen. You need to make it happen! But what a wonderful future awaits you when you do. A new job … greater work satisfaction … a bigger paycheck! Okay, stop fantasizing and let’s get to work on achieving this goal for you.

I’ve worked with many clients who’ve overcome major hurdles to make their career dreams come true. Stephanie had a demanding job that she loved, working as general counsel until the company hired a new CEO. She and the new boss didn’t click at all and he began to push her out. She was miserable and feared losing her job. Rather than wait to be fired, she set her sights on a new job. We created a new compelling resume, practiced interviewing, and developed a strategy emphasizing her top strengths. Indeed, she landed a dream job with a $25,000 raise.

Matt wanted to get an interesting job and live in Europe. A recent graduate from college, he had a limited amount of work experience. Determination, along with a superb resume, an effective cover letter, and practiced interviewing skills, earned him the opportunity to move to Paris.

Read the rest of the article at TaxMama’s Career Center.