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JOB MAINTENANCE

ASPECT'S GUIDE TO SUCCESS AT WORK


Job Search While You Are Working

Whether your career plan is to move on or not, it is always wise to keep your job search up to date. That way you can be more prepared for unexpected downsizing and ready to apply when a great opportunity presents itself.

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Update your resume and keep a few copies on hand.

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Use your contacts at work to expand your network.

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Keep a list of job ideas and contacts.

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Continue to do information interviews in different sectors, at similar companies and internally if you are with a large organization.

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Keep an eye on employment postings, business community news items and ads for job fairs.

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Know where help is available if you need it -community agencies, drop-in centers.

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Build a portfolio. In a binder, a file folder or a box, keep: your resume, references, transcripts, diplomas and certificates, lists of accomplishments, written evaluations and your career plan. That's called being prepared!

Portfolio List

Keep track of items that you need to obtain or find for your portfolio.

bullet Updated resume
 
bullet References/Evaluations, from:
 
 
 
bullet Certificates/Tickets from:
 
 
 
bullet Transcripts/Diplomas, from:
 
 
 
bullet Career Planning and Job Search Materials
 
 

Job Search:  Contacts & Ideas

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