You’ve heard that volunteering can help you land a job. There’s no doubt, in this “try before you buy” economy, many employers prefer to have you “show, not tell” that you can get the job done.
Finding a mentor is just one aspect of landing a job. There is so much to do when you’re starting your job search. Where should you start?
If I had one hour to save the world, I would spend the first 55 minutes defining the problem. – Albert Einstein
Being disciplined is such an important part of landing a job. If you can’t focus and keep your eye on the prize, it will be very tough to land a job. But, how can you narrow down your search and focus on only what you need to do to get to the job you want?
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain, in The Success Principles, by Jack Canfield