How Do I Look for a Job When I Haven’t Looked for One in a Long Time Part 1 | No BS Job Search Advice Radio

How Do I Look for a Job When I Haven't Looked for One in a Long Time Part 1

EP 2080 This is the first part in a series I will be doing about looking for a job when you haven’t looked for one in a long time.

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I coach people and organizations to be more effective. Often, that takes the role of career and leadership coaching. Sometimes it's working with organizations that do hiring more effectively, working with leadership, working with people in HR, a whole host of different places.
I'm going to start a series about looking for job when you haven't looked for one of a long time. And it's a topic somehow or other I missed, and I want to address it now, doing it in a number of steps, rather than one long comprehensive video.
So, step number one is, now that you've decided or are thinking of looking for a job . . . It can go either way. What's the problem? What needs to be addressed that you want to avoid in the next organization?
Make a long list. Identify the problem areas in your current firm-- that your boss is an imbecile is not useful. What is it your boss/manager/leadership in the firm that's doingthat's problematic for you. Get clear about that. Like I said, make up a long list of issues because the next part of this is, I'll want you to think in terms of what you look for the next one.
You see, I think it's easier for most of you to figure out what's wrong, then to flip it, and figure out what you're looking for. That's really, step number two, is to flip this around as to what you're going to need to see or hear or believe about the next manager, about the next firm, about their benefits, about how you feel there . . . all this sort of stuff, so that you could recognize the next firm as being potentially right. But, again, start off with the things that you don't care for.
I worked in an office, for example, that was a dump. I hated it. It was loud. It had little cubes stacked one next to the other with soundproof partitioning that wasn't soundproofed at all. You'd be on the phone, it sounded like you were in a call center. I hated that especially as someone who's not loud with their voice; I just focus it directly. This is annoying to me.
You'll find your versions of these problem areas, issues-- no advancement possibilities so, the next firm, you'd want to ask them about advancement, right?
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Hope you have a great day and take care

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game HunterJeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 2000 episodes.

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