Job Seekers: Advise from the trenches

If I could go back in time and do it all again, I’d change my strategy for finding a great job. Here are some lessons for you job-seekers out there.

Manage your energy. If you’re like me, once you’re in the market for a job, you obsess over the application process and apply to every job you see that looks remotely awesome. You spend all day, or hour upon hour, every day, scrolling through job boards, writing cover letters, and sending them off with their own individualized version of your resume. Now I say Proceed With Caution. It’s too easy to burn yourself out. Force yourself to take time off to do things that give you energy.

For me, this includes “play” time…

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