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Just the Job! by John Lees

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CHAPTER ONE

Your job hunting plan

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • Preparing for job hunting in a tough market
  • The things that might pass for planning
  • Why planning might help more than you think
  • An outline of your job hunting campaign

PLANNING FOR AN UPHILL STRUGGLE?

You don’t need a book to tell you what it’s like looking for a job in a tough market – unemployment levels are rarely out of the news. There are plenty of people competing for jobs, and employers have their pick from a strong field of candidates. Friends and family will almost gleefully tell you about people they know who have been forced to take poorly paid (or unpaid) jobs, or people who have applied for over a thousand jobs without success. We seem to enjoy painting the grimmest ...

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