Most of us are engaged in the job market. Passively or actively. If you’re unemployed, it’s a given – you are actively seeking a job. But, if you are employed, the acid test is whether or not you’d go to a job interview if you received a call for the ‘dream job’. If you put on your interview best and show up with a resume – you are passively seeking. That being said, how you handle the use of social media can be very helpful to you as you plan and manage your career.
When I am working with professionals who are in a career transition, it’s great to see them begin to re-engage hope, especially in the face of this economic repositioning of the entire world. One such woman I worked with for several months is the greatest testimony yet. She had been with her company for well over 20 years. Although she was an accomplished professional in a highly in-demand industry, she did not trust that she would be able make a go at this job search ‘thing’.