important to you? Work? Personal life? A
that we spend more time on the job than we do with our family and/or
friends is the first step toward a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.
you relax and enjoy your life outside of the office? Is
this something that’s important to you?
business comes to a close and you're back at home with family,
friends or all by yourself, are you happy, complete and fulfilled?
is possible to wake in the morning and make your way to a career
that you enjoy!
WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
good match is critical.
you're looking for anything less than a "marriage" relationship
with your career, you are doing yourself, and your employer,
a great disservice.
have many skills to offer, but that doesn't mean that you enjoy
every skill or talent you possess.
your work history. Evaluate all of the
skills in positions you've held that you have truly enjoyed.
a list of positive and negative points for each position you’ve
CAN A RECRUITER HELP ME?
are -- yes! But, before calling a recruiter, give your particular
situation deep consideration. Talk to family members and/or
friends that might have an influence on your decision! Are
they on board?
your decision to move forward! Don't resort to "shopping" for
positions to simply further your career with your current
employer. Remember, your initial thoughts to change employers
happened for a reason -- and those reasons rarely change with
a pay increase!
you've completed your personal evaluation, good recruiters are
happy to assist you in thoroughly assessing your work
history, critiquing your resume, and coaching you on proper interviewing
you've met with a recruiter, follow-up yourself from time to time
but be understanding if you don't get an immediate response! After
all, a recruiter's time benefits you most when they are speaking