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Just the Job! by John Lees

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CHAPTER FIVE

Discover and decode opportunities

THIS CHAPTER LOOKS AT:

  • Matching your strategy to your career change needs
  • Language, benchmarks and connecting evidence
  • The real aims of investigation
  • When will I have done enough research?
  • What kind of investigation? How do I begin?

TARGET TRACKING

Now that you’ve thought about your strengths, the natural next step is identifying organisations you would like to share them with. Rushing straight at organisations with your CV sends out mixed messages and often leads to early setbacks (see Chapter 3). However, this is not an excuse for sitting back and doing nothing. There is some important underpinning work to be done before your job hunting begins in earnest. Some of this is desk research, ...

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