The excitement of meeting new people has got to be probably the thing that makes work-life interesting.
Finding new friends and colleagues should be easy, so what is it about reaching out to new people that is so scary when we know that's what we want to do anyway?
You need to change your mind from:
“Hey, no one would reach out to me or be willing to contact me.”
>>> TOWARDS >>>
“Now I'm going to change my mind and try something new.”
It’s time to change your mind on this!
One of the aspects of the StuartSystem is that all of my courses are focused on us generating our own job hunt data - not being so quick to believe this or that negative thought which data won’t support.
Let's go out and collect some data that really matters - like having a sequence of messages that you can depend on to start networking or following...
Persistence is a force you can cultivate and use to win offers. It’s a stand-alone asset that exists apart from your GPA, qualifications, school rank, or past experience. You can add this to your job hunt toolkit at any time.
I can’t stress enough the importance of following up after interviews.
There are many ways for you to stand out from the pool of job seekers out there - and following up is one of them.
Your ability to follow up shows organizational skills, integrity, and interest.