One of my clients just landed his dream job as a Creative Manager (with 2x the salary!). He’d been unemployed since the #globalhealthcrisis began and came to me just before the holidays. Here are 3 things he did that altered his game: 1. He visualized what he was passionate about and sought input from colleagues at his former employer. This helps to understand what makes him tick. What gets his juices flowing. Quite frankly, what
👔 Remember, you can work your ass off. 😴 You can get up early, go to bed late. 🧗 You can climb over people to get to places. 👉 However, no matter how hard you work. 👉 No matter how much loss of sleep or personal hobbies are sacrificed. 👉 No matter how many relationships are ruined because your eyes might be set on the wrong agenda. 👉 No one will care unless they know.
𝗚𝗼 𝗴𝗲𝘁 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁. 🛑 Stop blaming. 🛑 Stop worrying about your faults. 🛑 Stop dreaming. 🟢 Start working. 🟢 Start piecing it together. 🟢 Start a new you. 👉 Sometimes in life, crap gets hard. 👉 Sometimes people drive you crazy. 👉 Sometimes, it’s really out of your control. And you know what? ▶️ That’s 🆗. ▶️ That’s what challenges you. ▶️ That’s why victory tastes so sweet. 🛑 Stop procrastinating. ▶️ Start
🤔 As a freelancer comes uncertainty. 🚀 You do not have a lot of stability at times. 💰 Sometimes you have a day or week without making a single dollar. 💡And you know what? ✅ That’s okay. 🕴️That’s apart of the journey as a “gig economist” (fancy, right!). 👔 As a small business owner (or “micro-business owner” – even fancier, right!). 👨💼 As an entrepreneur. ✅ Opportunities will come and go. ✅ Steady contract work
Do this on your resume, don’t do that. Do that on your cover letter, don’t do this. With all the best (and sometimes worst) practices out there, it can be hard to determine just what the heck to do with your key marketing collateral, i.e., your resume and cover letter, for your job hunt. My approach to keeping sane? Pragmatism. If you aren’t crinkling the foreheads of your readers, you’re halfway there, not it’s just