August 22, 2008

Venn Diagram Your Way To Your Next Job

Ike Pigott, who writes the Occam's RazR blog, is a former emergency management technology specialist for the Red Cross. He left that position and had recently been looking for a new position. But how to describe the ultimate job he desired? What about a Venn Diagram? They're perfect for highlighting intersecting interests.

Ike's Venn looked like this:

He was able to use it to show an interview panel how his experience and interests perfectly intersected with the position they were hiring for. A great tool.

Even if you're not currently interviewing, constructing your own career Venn Diagram is a great way to focus on exactly what you're looking for in your current or next position.

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