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Old 11-30-2018, 08:36 AM
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I recently took this self-assessment and I found it very useful. It's for currently employed people who are wondering if they need to re-start their job search. There's no right or wrong answer or "scoring," but it helps focus your attention on what about your current job is really bothering you (or not) and what may be holding you back from starting your job search. Basically it helps to clarify your internal feelings about your current job and the job search process. Try to write down everything you can think of (briefly) for each question and then see if any themes develop...

anyhow I found it pretty helpful.

The questions:

1. How long have you been in this job?

2. What attracted you to this job, other than a steady paycheck?

3. What things have caused you to feel disillusioned with the job since you started?

4. What are your favorite things about the job right now?

5. What are your least favorite day to day things about the job?

6. What things about your job will definitely change in the next year?

7. Have you developed any resentments about your job that you feel arenít being addressed or never will be?

8. How have you grown in this job?

9. How have you decayed in this job?

10. What makes you nervous about the prospect of getting a different job?

11. What are your concerns about re-establishing an active job hunt?

12. What do you think are your personal and professional strong points -- regardless of whether you think that employers would actually care about them?

13. What do you think are your weak points -- again, whether or not employers would care?
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:37 PM
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14. Are there any layoffs announced or rumors of layoffs? If yes, immediately start a stealth job search.
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Old 12-02-2018, 09:43 PM
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I've been at my job for 6 years, and everyone that started working there has quit. We lose so many people that when I come into work I don't know almost anyone.
We've had layoffs a few years ago and ever since then everyday I come into work I worry it's my last day.
I dread everyday I work for this company.

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