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Teachers Taking Action #008 - 87 reasons to make a video

Happy Saturday to you and 3881 motivated Teachers Taking Action in our community.

Here's one short tip on how to grow your network and land your dream job.

Today's issue takes about 2 minutes to read.

Enjoy!

87% of teachers that include a link to an intro video in their resumé and have a video on their LinkedIn profile get called for an interview. 

The results are in. Video is 87x more likely to engage your audience (who are Principals and schools).

To communicate your value to Principals and schools (and get hired) you have to create a situation where they KNOW, LIKE and TRUST you.

Video is the fastest way to do that.

People can get a much greater understanding of who you are compared to looking at words on a page, or just by your photo on your LinkedIn profile. They connect with you on a much deeper level. They feel like they are meeting you in person before they call you for an interview.

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Teachers Taking Action #002 - Your Success Relies On Your Habits

Happy Saturday to you and 3675 motivated Teachers Taking Action in our community.

Here's one short tip on how to grow your network and land your dream job.

Today's issue takes about 1 minute to read.

Enjoy!

It is critical that you take action as you work through our six pillars of the Dream Job System.

What We Know: Creating a Good Habit has 4 Laws (Clear, 2018)

The 1st Law - Make It Obvious
The 2nd Law - Make It Attractive
The 3rd Law - Make it Easy
The 4th Law - Make It Satisfying

What We Recommend: Allocate 15-30 mins in your DAILY routine to post, comment and build your connections on LinkedIn

***This is critical to your success in landing your dream job***

If you don't do this, we cannot guarantee that you will achieve the success you are looking for.

We highly recommend that you purchase the book "Atomic Habits" by James Clear and read more about how small habits can change your life.

That's all for this Saturday. 1 simple tip to help you land your dream job.

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#staffroom7 - 7 things you can do to get MORE interviews and job offers!

1. Every day, reach out and aim to make at least 3-5 new connections on LinkedIn at schools that you are interested in working in. Find out how here: https://bit.ly/2TDdzvn

2. Start building a personal brand on LinkedIn. It doesn't have to be related to teaching or your subject specialty - focus on something that brings you joy (because then it won't feel like work). Find out how here: https://bit.ly/3woEvw3

3. Level up your skills with a free online course - check out this list https://bit.ly/2V9DATa

4. Take a new photo for LinkedIn, and record a 30 sec intro to upload into your cover. Find out how here: https://bit.ly/3wlYE5P

5. Commit to a daily practice of self care (even 15 min is ok) - yoga, walking, meditation to keep your stress levels down. We love Insight Timer: https://bit.ly/3xoUEmB

6. Message your current connections on LinkedIn and let them know that you are actively searching for roles and to let you know if they hear of anything in your subject...

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