8 Secrets of “Lucky” Job-Seekers
Nina Kim | LedgerLink
Striking up a conversation with a person sitting next to you on an airplane can be the start of an important networking relationship with someone who may know of a job opening in your area. Taking a new route, hanging out with a different social group, or even partaking in something you come across randomly — all of these spontaneous occurrences can easily pave the way to new “luck” and opportunity.
“Always keep your options open and be prepared to make mistakes,” says John Krumboltz, professor of education at Stanford University. “You get more in life when you are willing to learn than closing everything out.”