With a new year approaching, maybe finding a new job is on your list of resolutions. Being clear on what you want and aligning your resume and network to your career goals now will help you move your job search along more quickly in the new year. The hardest part is to remember that it’s not just about finding a job — every part of the process is a step toward your personal and professional growth and ultimate fulfillment. The author outlines a five-step process for planning your new year career move.
January 1 is coming, and perhaps finding a new, better, or more fulfilling job is on your resolution list. Instead of waiting until the new year to resolve to find a new job, here are five steps to prepare for your next move now. Doing so will make you feel like you’re already deep into the job-search marathon by January — not at the starting line.