02 Nov Job Seekers: Are you Truly Committed or Dabbling? Posted at 13:33h in by Chad Manciagli 0 Comments Find out if you are truly committed or dabbling? Click the Next button below to start. 1. How many job searching hours do you have blocked in your calendar for next week? I'll spend time as I see openings I don't use my calendar for personal things 10-20 hours are in my calendar 1-9 hours are in my calendar2. Do you have well-labeled folders on your computer dedicated to your job search? Yes, absolutely Just a few...need to add more Not yet3. When you wake up every day, do you have a clear plan and know what to do next? No, I don't have a plan, but I do what I think is right Yes, and I have follow-up reminders from last week's applications and networking Yes, I review where I am and plan the next day Some days I have a plan4. Have you written out a "Goal Statement" or concise statement describing your next career move? Can you answer, "What are you looking for?" in one short sentence? I may have one, but I don't share it often Yes, it states my function, industry, and the city I live in What is a Goal Statement? I have something, but it's not short5. Are you following up on every application you submit? I can't since I don't know who to follow up with No, I just wait for them to contact me I look for the recruiter on LinkedIn, but it's hard I contact connections I know who work there Yes, I've mastered the LinkedIn advanced search and find 3 people who can help me6. Are you juggling 10 posted jobs at the same time? No, what if they all turn into interviews at the same time? Yes, I have 10, and I try to move them forward every day Yes, I have 10, but I'm not follow up on any No, I'm working full time , so I can only apply to one at a time No, I can't find 10 jobs Yes, I move on each and remove them when they are dead and add another one to keep 10 Almost, I have about 57. Do you use a Job Tracker to track every job you applied to, every move you make, every response you get, and when your follow up is scheduled? Yes, I built my own that includes dates for my next steps to follow up...and I use it daily No, I need one and promise to download the FREE Job Search Master Class® Job Tracker (link will be e-mailed to me once I submit) No, I can remember them Yes, I have a few columns Yes, I already use the Job Search Master Class® Job Tracker No, I can find them on the internet when needed No, I just save them in LinkedIn First and Last Name Email Time is Up!