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8 Time Management Tips for Job Seekers

Searching for a new job can be exhausting and demoralizing especially if you’re not getting results. Good time management is important to help you stay positive and productive. Using your time wisely will help you to avoid frustration and balance other responsibilities along the way.

The average length of time to find a new job will vary significantly depending on a number of factors; the industry, your level of experience, skills and where you live all play a part. Indeed reports it can take anywhere from two to six months to land a new position.

First up, it’s time to get organized! Instead of blasting out your resume to every job you can find, adopting a measured approach can yield much better results. Arche shares tips to help you stay organized and productive.

Use a job search planner

We can’t emphasize this enough. Using a planner will help you set goals, track your progress and keep track of the myriad number of thank you notes to send. Download our free job search planner here.

Set goals

Set daily or weekly goals for yourself. Set a goal for the number of positions to apply to, connections to reach out to or networking events to attend (virtual or in person). Our SMART goal planner works great for this too – download here.