Change your thinking about job search

Are you feeling frustrated by your progress in looking for a new job?  Is it time to change your strategy?

The traditional approach                                               A different way of thinking

They are in charge                                                          You are in charge

Relying on CV’s, emails etc                                           Determining what you want

Job adverts, internal job adverts                                  Unlimited sources of information

Vacancies, openings                                                       Discovering unmet needs

Employment agencies, recruiters                                You gain access to key people

Interviews                                                                          Meeting with decision makers

The system does the screening                                   You do the screening

Waiting to be chosen                                                      Presenting proposals

Accepting their terms                                                     Negotiating

They may get what they want                                      Getting what you and they want