Resolutions for Job Searchers

13 New Year’s Resolutions for Job Searchers


A new year comes with the feeling of a fresh start and the desire to reach new goals in the next year. Nothing says fresh start like a new job or a career change. If this is one of your goals this year, here are some resolutions to have for yourself as you start the job searching process:

  1. Clearly identify my motivations for making a career move.

  2. Outline the decision-making process as I make my career move.

  3. Define what I want from the job.

  4. Post on my LinkedIn to let everyone know I’m looking for a job.

  5. Build my LinkedIn Network by creating new connections.

  6. Update my resume.

  7. Work with a mentor.

  8. Work with a recruiter at New Directions.

  9. Find specific companies to target.

  10. Practice my interview skills.

  11. Work on my skill sets through courses and certifications.

  12. Reach for the stars- apply for my dream job.

  13. Use my professional skills and volunteer at a non-profit for the experience.


The most crucial resolution when it comes to job searching is just to start. Don’t know where to start? Contact us today, and we would be happy to help you get on the right path to your next job.


New Directions is an IT & Digital Talent Solutions Firm that provides our clients with a range of recruiting and staffing services while furnishing candidates and consultants with great career and project opportunities, career coaching, and job search guidance. With staffing practices in both Information and Digital Technology, we offer our clients a flexible search, screening, and engagement process that results in targeted candidate options, saving valuable time and great hiring results.
For candidates and consultants, we provide great career or consulting opportunities while furnishing resume guidance, career coaching, and ongoing job search guidance. Most importantly, we make the hiring process simple, easy, and enjoyable.
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