Christmas Through New Years: When Supposedly Looking For a Job Shuts Down

Well, it’s official. The internet seems to be shut down, people aren’t at work, and all of next week is pretty much shot.

Nothing to do for job seekers, right?

Let me argue against that notion. ¬†There’s plenty to do.

And it all starts with the people that you’ll talk to… family, friends, etc., tactfully letting them know (a) who you are (aka, what your brand is), and (b) what you are looking for.

Amazing things happen when you realize you don’t have to do the job search alone, and that people can and are willing to help you.

But no one can help you if they don’t understand (a) who you are (or, what value you bring to an organization), or (b) that you are actually open to something new or different.