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CAREER RESOLUTION PT 3





Hello, its been a little while now. We will continue our Career Resolutions series


STEP 4: UPDATE YOUR INFO
You need to put on your best professional persona to face the job search world. You need to make sure you’re showing off the skills you developed in step 2 plus relating your past roles to the new jobs you’re going for. So, be sure to refresh your own brand by reviewing and updating your:
  • Resume (especially if you have some gaps in your work history or need something a bit more modern)
  • LinkedIn profile
  • Social media accounts
  • Development website or design portfolio
  • Professional accounts like GitHub, Dribbble, or Behance
 

STEP 5: MAKE YOUR CONNECTIONS
None of us work alone nowadays. Whether you want to be part of a team or work directly for clients, you’ll need connections to get your new job or projects. Creating your network can sound like serious socializing, but it’s really just meeting like-minded people at meetups or conferences, reaching out to them in online communities, or connecting in one-on-one info sessions. You’ve got what it takes to share your ideas and help others, so don’t be afraid to let them know.

 

STEP 6: FIND YOUR DREAM JOB
If you’re hoping to work from home or anywhere else you like, head to the specialized remote job boards. Or check out companies making tech welcoming for women. Even if you’re looking to land your first tech job, there are plenty of opportunities out there for you.

Keep an eye out for the jobs you might want to avoid, but don’t let all the job requirements stop you from applying or pitching to a client if you have most of what’s needed. And remember to brush up your cover letter to really stand out in the job search.