Do the Research
Now that you know something about yourself, you’d better find out something about the rest of the world. Research can serve three interrelated purposes:
1. It can help you identify a job/career/field suited to what you know about your portable skills.
2. It can help you locate specific job opportunities.
3. It can provide information about an industry, field, or even a particular company that will make you sound highly impressive and well informed in an interview.
Make Friends in Places High, Low, and in Between
Start with whatever is closest to you. If you are currently employed, open your file drawer and look over past projects. Identify firms and individuals who interest you as potential sources of information and potential ...