Are you one of those people who just “wings it” when it comes to the job search? If so, you could be missing out on that perfect job without realizing it. There are 4 important reasons why you should be carefully planning your job search. 1. Gives you a goal: One of the most important things that job search planning will you do for you is to provide you with a goal. When you have something to strive towards each day, you are less likely to give up on the job search. Read more.