Work breakdown structure | WBS example for finding a new job

A Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is a hierarchical breakdown of the complete scope of work required to complete a project and achieve the project objectives.
This WBS example is from a real world job search. It has 5 levels of decomposition with work packages including, deciding your job requirements, CV updating, interview prep, linkedin job alerts, and using your contacts. View on online or download for free in pdf or visio format.

Looking for a job? Try using this work breakdown structure to plan your job hunting! If you are looking for project management jobs see project manager job descriptions.
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  3. On the "My Documents" page, click the "Import" dialogue box and select "Import Visio."
  4. Select the file or drag and drop and click "Import."
  5. Click "View Document" to see your WBS

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