"I don't have enough time for my job search."
I hear this from almost every job seeker at some point, even those who are unemployed.
They say things like:
◾ "I can't fit all of this in."
◾ "It takes forever to apply to just one role."
I had a client tell me there's no way she could fit in a job search on top of all of her other responsibilities (her existing job, her family, etc.)
She was trying to carve out 5am to 7am to work on the job search but was often too tired to get up early, or to focus when she did.
The result was that she never had any time to work on her search.
We looked at her routine and realized she could easily break it into 15 to 20 minute increments, and those would fit in throughout her day. Then, she could finish up the rest of the work after dinner for an hour.
She ended up finding 4 hours a day to work on her job search, without needing to wake up at the crack of dawn.
She went from feeling helpless to executing her search in a surgical way, focused on the steps that were most impactful and not trying to overdo anything.
Concluding "there isn't enough time" leads to you not finding and using the time you do have.
Here are the 6 steps to get out of this “not enough time” cycle:
ARE YOU A FELLOW TECH PROFESSIONAL:
Ready for a new job?
If you're searching, either passively or actively, it's important to NOT TO MISS any of these 15 critical success factors.
Be sure to download the Job Search Checklist & mini class:
✅ It will save you time (your search doesn't need to be a 2nd job)
✅ It will help you uncover the dream jobs you TRULY want (you know, the jobs that usually aren't even published)
✅ It will help you stand out from the crowd (even if you don't currently have an insider contact)
We'll spend 30 minutes working ON your career, and focusing on what you want in your career and ultimately for your life.
One of the biggest mistakes tech leaders make is focusing ALL their time on their day-to-day and neglecting their career and the big picture of what they really want and how they'll achieve it.
Months, quarters and years go by.
They're stagnating and unfulfilled.
And for some, the unexpected happens....they're let go.
Don't let this be you too.