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  • Author:by Career Moves

Should you hunt jobs or eggs this Easter weekend?

​It's set to be a beautiful long bank holiday weekend. So should you be taking a break to hunt eggs rather than jobs over the long weekend? Job hunting can be tough and, at times, can feel relentless. Taking a break may be just what you need to recoup and come back at it fresh. But taking a break doesn't have to me switching off the hunt all together, it could be time to think about a change of tact. Here are some of our top tips on #reframing your #JobSearch to avoid the dreaded job hunt burnout. ​DREAMThink about what you want from your next role. What is it that really motivates and drives you? What are your interests? Do you have a dream job in mind? Knowing what it is that you want from your next role will help with the motivation to do well in interviews and increase the chances of getting a job offer. It also helps you stay track and not get distracted by other opportunities that might not be suitable for your needs. ​BE STRATEGICStrategic job hunting is the best way to find a good job. First of all, you need to know what kind of job you are looking for. What company do you want to work for? What is your desired salary? Secondly, it is important for you to set boundaries on how much time you are willing to spend each day on the search and what methods of searching you will use. Once you've got these things down, the process of making a plan becomes much easier.​NETWORKA lot of people use tools to find jobs, but many forget about networking. It is important not only to reach out to HR professionals but also to speak with people in the industry that you want to work in. Networking can lead you to a job before you even know it. Also it's somewhat more fun than filling out application forms. -A job hunt may seem like a daunting task and there is no one-size-fits-all method that works for everyone. The most important thing is to find a plan that works best for you and to remember to be kind and compassionate with yourself.

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It's set to be a beautiful long bank holiday weekend. So should you be taking a break to hunt eggs rather than jobs over the long weekend? Job hunting can be tough and, at times, can feel relentless. Taking a break may be just what you need to recoup and come back at it fresh.

But taking a break doesn't have to me switching off the hunt all together, it could be time to think about a change of tact. Here are some of our top tips on #reframing your #JobSearch to avoid the dreaded job hunt burnout.

DREAM

Think about what you want from your next role. What is it that really motivates and drives you? What are your interests? Do you have a dream job in mind? Knowing what it is that you want from your next role will help with the motivation to do well in interviews and increase the chances of getting a job offer. It also helps you stay track and not get distracted by other opportunities that might not be suitable for your needs.

BE STRATEGIC

Strategic job hunting is the best way to find a good job. First of all, you need to know what kind of job you are looking for. What company do you want to work for? What is your desired salary? Secondly, it is important for you to set boundaries on how much time you are willing to spend each day on the search and what methods of searching you will use. Once you've got these things down, the process of making a plan becomes much easier.

NETWORK

A lot of people use tools to find jobs, but many forget about networking. It is important not only to reach out to HR professionals but also to speak with people in the industry that you want to work in. Networking can lead you to a job before you even know it. Also it's somewhat more fun than filling out application forms.

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A job hunt may seem like a daunting task and there is no one-size-fits-all method that works for everyone. The most important thing is to find a plan that works best for you and to remember to be kind and compassionate with yourself.