here are basically two parts to the Job Hunting process: the physical, and the mental.
The physical part requires you to do and say certain things. You have to make the calls, send the emails, bang on the doors. It's a mostly mechanical process that, as I've pointed out in the past, isn't actually all that complicated.
Then there's the mental part (and trust me, it can be absolutely mental at times!). The part that requires you to have the patience of a saint. The resilience of a boxing bag. The persistence of a termite who can bring down even the mightiest of trees, one little bite at a time.
As sure as the sun rises, gyms and personal trainers will start advertising immediately after Christmas to entice the overindulgent to sign up.
It stands to reason there's also a 'purple patch' for seeking out a new job. Want to know when it is?
I want tell you the most powerful job hunting secret you'll ever hear. OK, big call, I know, but time after time, when I speak with job hunters, this is one of the most radically under-used strategies I see. Or rather, don't see.
And before you get all skeptical on me, I can tell you now, that scientifically, mathematically and any other kind of 'ically' you'd like to throw at me, it's an actual fact that you'll be six times more likely to get a 'Yes'.
Somewhat unimaginatively, I like to call it 'The Big Six'. And here it is: You don't ask one question, but six. Boom! There it is. So what exactly are these six mystical questions? Here goes...