This is good time to assess your job search. What has worked well? What are the brick walls you continue to encounter? It might be that you are doing many things well, and all it will take to boost you to your ultimate goal is a small tweak here or there. Remind yourself of these common sense tips now and throughout the months ahead: 1. Define your personal brand. This should be the consistent lead in your résumé, LinkedIn and Twitter profiles. It is the simple answer to the question: “Tell me about your (professional) self” in no more than two or three sentences. Read more.