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How to Find a Job that Aligns with Your Priorities – Part I August 18, 2022

When it comes to starting a job search or even just considering a change, it’s important to know yourself and your priorities. If you’ve ever talked to a recruiter at TYGES, chances are that we’ve shared our acronym CLAMPS with you! CLAMPS is a way for us to help identify what’s most important to you when it comes to looking for new opportunities – that way we can find the roles that best align with what you’re looking for! The six categories that make up CLAMPS are:

Challenge

Location

Advancement

Money

People

Security

Now, I know most of the candidates I talk to always say, “Becca, those are all important!” And that’s okay if they are. We know that these six things make up a well-balanced job. The reason we still ask this is that at least one or two things always ends up being at the forefront of a candidate’s mind. Another thing I usually get from a lot of the candidates I talk to is, “I’ve never thought about that before.” And, again, that’s okay! If you’re one of the many people who have never thought about what is most important to you, aside from the role itself, this quiz is for you!

This short quiz will take you through some questions that should help you figure out what is most important to you when looking for new roles. Results of this quiz will be posted next week, along with some tips and tricks to finding jobs that align with your priorities – Be on the lookout!

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Written by: BECCA FREEMAN, Executive Recruiter

Becca Freeman holds a B.S. in Psychology from Christopher Newport University and is currently pursuing her M.Ed. in Counseling at the College of William & Mary. Through recruiting and counseling, she has a desire to create meaningful relationships and to help improve the lives of others. As a recruiter for TYGES, Becca strives to connect outstanding ABA professionals with the most fitting opportunities. 

In her free time, Becca can be found crafting, reading, watching one of her many tv shows, and spending time with her friends. 


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