Keywords, Networking, & Action Plans: A Career Coach Offers Tips For Getting A Job In Today’s Market
And finally, use your side gigs and passion projects judiciously. “You can incorporate it into your job search if it shows a connection,” Brady points out. “Unless there’s some benefit to the employer, you might not want to throw that out there.”
In other words, an employer doesn’t care that you’re following your passion if your passion doesn’t benefit their bottom line. If it’s on your own time, you can keep it to yourself. If you find yourself unable to focus or having trouble moving from one job or career to another, consider a coach (or a book, hint hint from Brady).
“When you try to do something things on your own, life can get in the way. That’s how I got my book done,” she says in closing.
Had a recent successful job search? Share your tips in the comments.