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Enda Goodwin

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Field Agent

Plan your time. Be proactive and spend 30-35 hours per week on transitional activities: Research, Reskill and Upskill, Professional branding, Communication strategy. Make 3-5 new contacts per week: Networking. Be confident in your interactions and look forward; don’t dwell on what just happened. Focus on what will happen next.

  1. Post a Resume on LHH’s Digital talent exchange. LHH wants to connect you to roles that fit! Your data is private here. Upload your resume today.
  2. Create a Communication Strategy including a Positioning/Branding Statement: a headline, a 30 second elevator speech & a 2 minute branding statement, an Exit Statement and 20-30 Accomplishment stories. Communications Strategies
  3. Get your resume and LinkedIn profile reviewed by our Branding Specialists. They will make your resume ATS friendly. Resume Essentials
  4. Build a Marketing Plan. Generate a list of 30-40 target employers for your preferred industries. Validate that list in networking conversations. Ask for referrals. Research: Industry & Market Research Resources OR Marketing Plan and Productivity
  5. Research salary ranges and establish your salary range expected for your next role. Research: Salary Research Resources
  6. Follow your target companies on social media. Visit your target companies’ direct websites for open roles, apply directly, with an internal referral. Know the salary range (based on research). Social Networking
  7. Optimize your resume/LI profile with www.Jobscan.co to match the role you are applying for. The job search system is broken and great applicants are slipping through the cracks. Resume Essentials and/or LinkedIn Session 2
  8. Attend Networking meetings, using your Positioning/Branding statement (30 second elevator speech) and be clear and confident in the skills and expertise you bring to the table. Personal Branding
  9. Reskill and Upskill with online education through LinkedIn Learning and General Assembly. Attend Career advice webinars and Events hosted by LHH’s Career Experts.
  10. Work with recruiters when you have a clear brand and marketing plan. Working with Search Firms
  11. Activate Ella; job search through Ella and JobScout to ensure your privacy. Understand how your data is monetized on other job boards. If you’re not paying for an app or service, a company is likely monetizing your usage in some other way (job boards in particular) — likely through the data it’s collecting about you. You are a target now! Ella OR Safe Job Searching OR Job Boards
  12. Practice your Interviewing skills. Interview Center
  13. Negotiate an offer. Cultivate & Negotiate Offers
  14. Be successful as a new candidate in a new role. Assimilating OR First 100 Days


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