Day 2: Define your dream job. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days.
You’ve found yourself in the job market. You’re likely tempted to start polishing up your resume, looking online, networking. Stop. Before you do any of this, start dreaming. An executive coaching client of mine recently found out his division is up for sale and he may be out of a job. While his first reaction was fear, as we discussed this, he discovered that he can use this change as an opportunity to find his dream job. I followed a similar process when I left my corporate career to pursue my dream job.