Staying motivated and keeping your momentum up during a job search can be challenging, even for scrappy professionals. Here are some practical tips to give yourself a leg up when you feel your energy for your job search is waning.

Adopt some practical steps, which can shorten your job search. Reference your performance appraisals and evaluations to remind you of your accomplishments. Also, consider meeting with former colleagues to help jog your memory. This value-added information can help round out and optimize your résumé and other self-marketing activities and materials.

Partner with another job seeker and/or form a job-seeker group to provide organization and support for your search, and build in accountability.

Increase your skills and marketability by taking courses or attaining certifications in your field. You can also access and read up on information related to your industry, upcoming trends and relevant news to keep abreast of important information. Leverage the Internet as a bottomless resource while monitoring to make sure you don’t spend all of your time online.

Follow up with companies after interviews as a regular practice.

Keep your agency in the loop. Client will ask for feedback on how well you handled the process and if you are really ready to move before making you an offer

via How To Re-Energize Your Job Search – Forbes.com.