Think of it like this: The skills that you use to drive your car are not the same as the skills needed to change its oil. Likewise, the skills you need to be good in your career field are not the same as the skills needed to job search.
Looking for a new job is hard. Most job seekers can benefit from talking with a career coach. Besides helping you connect with employers, a career coach can help you to be clear about the type of job you want. A coach can help you understand your career identity.
I wrote "Top 10 Signs You’re Not Serious About Your Job Search" a few years ago. Since then, social media has changed the way employers connect with candidates. Here are three updated signs that you are treating your job search like a joke.
Not every traumatic event affects the whole country. Most of the major tragedies you will experience in your life will be felt only by you and your loved ones. Just because a traumatic event isn’t publicly know, does not make it any less serious or less important. And, a personal crisis is just as difficult to deal with as a public one. Here are tips for knowing if you are going through a trauma and what to do about it.