The first step you need to take when looking for a new job, is to
identify what exactly you are looking for.
Do you want the same job you have now - more money? Bigger
Are you looking to move up a level?
Are there certain skills you want to develop and use in your next
Are you looking for a certain atmosphere or organisational
How important is location?
If you don't know what you're looking for, how will you know when
you've found it?
The career motivation exercise in Windmills is a good resource for
dealing with these issues.