Timing is critical in your job search. Think of all the people who have said “NO” to you. Realize what they were really saying was “NOT YET!” This is why it’s important to have a consistent follow-up or touch process to keep your name in front of your targets.
Job satisfaction is at historic lows, which is great for a job seeker. Many employers would upgrade some of their current employees if they found a more qualified replacement. You could be that person!
It’s also important to realize that your job search is a “sales process.” If another job seeker obtained a job before you, chances are they heard the word “NO” more than you. Every time you hear the word NO, you are that much closer to a “YES.”
Every sixty days, reach out to the companies you have targeted because things change, people quit and new opportunities become available often. If you’ve shown the highest level of interest in working for their company, you are often the person who is eventually hired.