You’ve got it all. Degree, job, responsibility, reputation, money. You are at a
conference, at lunch, in a class, on the job, in the company suite, volunteering
in the neighborhood, or who knows where. You meet someone who mentions their firm
or company is looking for someone new. The position sounds like it is exactly where
you want to be.
How do you get from a simple mention to landing the opportunity of your life? Competing
for the job of your dreams involves more than a resume, a pin-striped suit and a
white starched shirt.
Successful self-marketing starts with a realistic target and a strategic plan. Start
by completing the following statements. If you find you are struggling with any
one of them, you are less than prepared.
My career vision is …
My specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely (SMART) goals include …
My branded career image can be described as …
My bullet-proof resume and digital profile look like ….