Goal setting is considered one of the most important elements of a successful career search. Understanding your goals affects every aspect of your search: your overall career goals, a goal statement on your resume or LinkedIn profile, your goals for a particular interview, and your daily goals for managing your career search. Goals set the direction for tasks and motivation to achieve them. So understanding the tactics of goal setting is critical. Here's a “learning quiz", with some special insights on the value of goal setting. Click here or the image below to take the quiz:
How did you do? If you got 7-8 of the ten questions correct, you've got a good understanding of the pluses and minuses of goal setting. You can always repeat the quiz and there's a “Review" button at the end of the quiz so you can go back and review both the questions and the quotes.