Job Board Detox Tip #20: Congratulations!

Congratulations, it is the end of August! You did it! What did you learn this month? About yourself? About your job search? My hope is that you learned new techniques or strengthened established techniques by moving your time from searching the job boards to getting face time with others and building your confidence. I would love to hear from you. Email me and let me know what you thought of the job board detox. Great work. Before you know it you will land at your destination. Keep up the productive, effective job search techniques we taught you here and you’ll be on your way. When you need additional help or get stuck, reach out. We are here to help. Resource: CareerHMO for additional help with your job search. Job board detox congratulations image from Shutterstock

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