Harvey 7 & 12 Transition Mini Exercise


Harvey 7 Transition Mini                                                          See below: Harvey 12 & Backgrounder below
Transition Mini Exercise
Name:              Date:
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Instructions:
Copy to Microsoft Word and save a copy.
When forced to reduce the following questions to writing, the exercise allows you to see yourself and others more clearly.
(We have the Harvey 18, 36, 54 and 108 Question Personal Review on the subscription site.)
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What are the five main talking points (attributes) about you?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Write down your:
Professional goals for the new job:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

1. If you could go back and make one change in your professional career up to this point, what would it be?
2. What drives you? Here are examples: money, recognition, fear or curiosity.
3. How do you keep yourself motivated?
4. What do you think would be the first three to four activities that you would be engaged in after you start your next job?
5. What are the compensation, benefits and incentives packages that you are interested in with a company name?
6. Are you or have you been a catalyst for change, and are you capable of change? Give examples.
7. What are the three steps necessary to “get that next job?”

8. Have you developed a proper response to the question of what kind of compensation you are looking for?
9. What sites are you using for corporate and personal data on prospective employers?
10. List three basics requirement for any new working environment:
a.
b.
c.

What was your greatest Successes? Why?
What was your worst Failure?
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Harvey 12   

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1. If you could go back and make three changes in your professional career up to this point, what would they be? Cannot use $, only opportunity! Explain why you listed each.
a.
b.
c.
2. What job was the least fun?

2a.Why?

2b. Which was the most fun and rewarding?

2c. Why?
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3. What are 3 ingredients necessary for a successful job experience? Explain why!
a.
b.

c.
4. What are 5 ingredients necessary for a successful company and a product?
Company:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

Product:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

5. Which of the following techniques/methodologies are you using in your current Transition search process? Circle each that you have used.
Traditional Networking Friends Family Web Newspapers Resumes HR Prayer Church Groups Professional Assoc Former Colleagues Former Competitors VC Groups LinkedIn Social Media Outside Consultants/Type
6. Why have you not secured a job yet or have they not worked for you? What alternatives can you think of that will work?
7. What are your Personal & Professional Goals & Objectives: (5 Each) in the next 2 years.
Personal:
a.
b.

c.
d.

e.
Professional:
a.

b.

c.

d.

e.
7. Have you written your Job Description and Compensation Program down yet? If not, WHY?
_______Nice to Have
_______Need to Have
_______Settle FOR
8. What are your 5 main motivators? Cannot use $.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Now rank the order them.
a.
b.
c.
d
e

What are your top 2.
a.
b.

Why?
9. Name 3 things you really liked about your current or last job.
a.
b.
c.

Now read the list and eliminate all those that are not of prime importance to you and redo the list. You must have 5.
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

10. Name three things you absolutely disliked.
a.
b.
c.
Why?

11 .Knowing now what you have learned about the market segment, company, boss, product, customers or fellow employees would you still have taken the (current or past) job?
Y/N
Why?

12.

Rank in order the above of #11.
a.
b.
c.

Additional Assessment: Backgrounder

Answer Sheet if necessary.
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