What Does Seat-of-the-Pants Mean On Your Job Hunt?

πŸ“š I subscribe to a few wordsmith/dictionary-type newsletters to maintain knowledge of obscure or interesting words and this came across today: seat-of-the-pants. It was described as Using experience, instinct, or guesswork as opposed to methodical planning per the fine folks over at Wordsmith.org.

✨ When I see this, I immediately think, wow. I have clients that sort of fit the former and the latter of that description. Wonderful people that are all very smart, articulate, provide value, and the ability to get a job.

πŸ•°οΈ Some take longer than others and it got me connecting this seat-of-the-pants definition to that very notion. Ability to get a job. Why does it take 6 months sometimes for some, and a month for others?

πŸ‘„Having seen this word as my “Word of the Day” I can honestly say it sums up this divide perfectly — you’re either using experience, instinct, or guesswork to land a gig, or you’re methodically planning your next move. I feel the latter are the ones only hunting for a month.

πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ Jobseekers! What are doing today as part of your master and methodical plan? If you don’t have a plan, I would love to help build one. Vision, resource delivery and career content mastery are my game. Happy Friday and be well friends.

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