The job hunt as a project
Searching for a job can be a daunting task, especially in today's market, with competition still high and opportunities scarce. This article identifies how project managers can break the job search into manageable pieces and work toward a successful outcome by using the project management approach of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. The initiation phase should focus on gathering requirements and the planning stage should identify the documents essential to the process. The execution stage should be multidimensional. During the monitor and control, you should make notes about what you did, need to do, and what adjustments need to be made. Closing, step five, can be a long one because of today's uncertain market. By using distinct project management concepts, project managers can win the desired job.