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The Ultimate Job Hunt Guide

SigningConsultant and author Rowan Manahan has gathered together the ultimate list of resources for job hunters everywhere.

Every aspect is covered, from deciding to look for a new job, to interviewing, to negotiating and actually starting in a new company. I contributed a post of my own on how to make sure you find a job that makes you happy.

If you’re at all considering switching jobs – and according to studies 60% of us are thinking about it at any given time – go check out The Definitive Job-Hunt Guide.

The Ultimate Job Hunt Guide

Choose a happy job

Rowan Manahan has launched a group writing project to create the Definitive Guide to Clearing Job-Hunt Hurdles and has asked me to contribute.

I think that’s a fantastic idea. Looking for a new job is one of the most important, life-shaping activities we undertake and it really pays to go into this process armed and ready with some good input.

I looked back through my archives, and while most of what I write is about being happy in the job you DO have, four of my previous posts are particularly relevant for job seekers:

Never stay in a bad job. Fix it or leave!
We all know the cost of leaving a bad job. But sometimes we forget the cost of staying. And that cost can be much too high.

Find your quitting point
How to know when it’s time to quit and move on.

Some killer questions to ask in your next job interview
All companies will tell you that they’re great, friendly, open, happy workplaces. How do you know that they’re telling the truth and that a workplace is right for you? Here are some great questions to ask in your next job interview.

How to find a job you’ll love
How to find a job you’ll love. Not like – love!

I would love to hear more people’s opinion on this, so I’m inviting these people to contribute:

And you! What’s your best job hunting tip ever?