Job Search Plans

Job Search

Does #cold calling a hiring manager cause you to hyperventilate? 😱

You’re not alone!

If you have a solid plan in place it can reduce anxiety, build your confidence, and increase your chances of success.

Here are some quick tips to get you there:

βœ” π‘πžπ¬πžπšπ«πœπ‘ the company. Learn about their mission, goals, and the type of employees they hire.

βœ” πƒπžπ―πžπ₯𝐨𝐩 your questions. Write them down. Read them out loud until you feel confident.

βœ” Use your 𝐍𝐞𝐭𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐀. See if you have a connection that would make a recommendation to theΒ #hiringΒ manager. Someone who can drop a little seed in the mind of the person you’ll be talking to.

βœ” 𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐒𝐳𝐞 your data. Use a spreadsheet to track phone numbers, dates, messages left, and notes.

βœ” π–π«π’π­πž your script. Bullet point info to include experience and type of position you are seeking.

βœ” 𝐏𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐒𝐜𝐞. This will increase your confidence. Record yourself. Make your main points in one minute. Practice your elevator pitch.

βœ” π“π’π¦πž 𝐨𝐟 𝐝𝐚𝐲. Determine the best time to call, when people are less busy.

Having a plan increases your confidence, helps you feel prepared, and increases your chances of landing a job that much quicker.