The 7-Habits of Highly Effective Job Search Candidates

7 Habits – Candidates

Habit 1: Be Proactive
– They decide to search for career growth not a new job they look for orgs with problems they can solve
Habit 2: Begin End in Mind
– They mentally create the next career stage and begin practicing new skills, research demand and supply of skills, and learn to read economic indicators
Habit 3: Put First Things First
– They physically create the next career stage by going out and doing the work – picking up the phone, editing cv, interviewing, following up, actively networking
Habit 4: Think Win-Win
– They find out employer needs and design strengths, knowledge, skills and desires to fit those needs
Habit 5: Understand Understood
– They listen deliberately to understand requirements before selling their personal credentials and aspirations
Habit 6: Synergize
– They demonstrate ability to leverage strengths of other people to achieve goals – give concrete examples of ability to work in teams
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
– They reveal all your efforts to renew, refresh and realign credentials for continuous improvement


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