New résumé, new interview skills, but the road can still be bumpy: preparing for the job search and practicing the survival skills needed for success


Chapter 7 details some of the challenges of contemporary job application and interview processes. Strategies are suggested for successfully navigating the competitive and sometimes impersonal twenty-first century job search environment. Maintaining a positive outlook and a realistic analysis of success probabilities is key for the applicant. Career renewal is often a marathon, not a sprint. Professional applicants need to be emotionally as well as intellectually prepared. An adaptable search strategy must be combined with patience and persistence.

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