Acceptance of a situation for what it is, with an acknowledgement of and appreciation for your many attributes. Assessment to support decision-making; ambition to relentlessly pursue job search activities. Attitude that keeps you focused, energized and engaged in the transition process.
Exploration of jobs and work of interest to you. Encouragement given to and received from others. Excellence in all endeavors associated with finding new employment. Expectations that are realistic in an economy that is erratic.
Information that is factual and complete prior to making important career decisions. Intuition that guides you and keeps you from making poor career choices. Investment of your time, talent and tenacity on a consistent basis. Insight about yourself and your purpose, priorities, preferences and plans for the future.
Options and opportunities that align with your interests, values and credentials. Openness to ideas offered to you. Offering to help someone whose needs surpass your own.
Understanding that looking for new employment may be tougher than you imagined. Uniqueness of your traits, qualities and skillset to stand out in a sea of competition. Usage of multiple resources to support successful search results.
When you least expect it...
You get a call for an interview. You receive a job offer. And you say: yes!
A, E, I, O, U and sometimes, W and Y. Vowels of a job search.