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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Always Look for Your Next Job

You know you’ll need another job some day. You know you’ll need to be prepared when that day comes. There’s no better way to keep this mind-set than to always have your eyes open for your next great job.

Do some low-key searching of job sites every so often. Sign up for a local job listing mailing list. Subscribe to the RSS feed for a bulletin board that specializes in your area of expertise. This will keep a steady stream of job information passing in front of you. Maybe 95 percent of it is uninteresting, but that other 5 percent could be gold.

None of this is to say that you should pursue the jobs that you spy. Don’t pursue an alternative job just because something comes by that you’re qualified for. However, ...

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