Looking for a Job? Spread the Word!

(A short n’ sweet job tip)

We know you have homework – and that last thing you want is more reading.  So here’s a short n’ sweet job tip.

Many jobs come from the people you know so it’s important to talk to trusted friends, parents, neighbors, teachers, coaches, counselors – everyone you can think of to let them know you’re looking for a job.

Be sure to tell them about the kind of work you’d like to do. Most jobs are found through referrals and people you know are often happy to help you out.  If you get a not-quite-perfect job opportunity don’t turn it down because it’s not the perfect job. It might lead to the job you really want.

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About the Author

Sally Scheidegger

Sally enjoys working in education and employment especially as a trainer in the Skills to Pay the Bills area and in the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) supported employment model; which is an effective approach for helping people with mental illness who want to work in competitive jobs.

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