May 22, 2018

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How to Find a Job You'll Love

There are tons of people in the workforce who don't love their job. Learn the ways to find a job that you will love because it's you who has to spend a minimum of 40-hours a week there.

Questions to Ask Yourself
If you answer yes to any of these questions, it may be time to think about switching positions, and/or companies.

The next thing you should do is some self-evaluation. Think about the things you do well, some things you've done that you were proud of, and finally consider the things you enjoy doing. Once you have a good list, do some networking, visit with a mentor or career counselor and hash out the types of jobs that may be of interest to you.

Keep Your Options Open
When performing your job search, don't limit yourself to what you've done in the past. If they made you unhappy then, chances are they will do the same in the future. By looking for a job in a new industry, you open up numerous career tracts you hadn't thought of before.

Sometimes it helps to talk to family, friends, past coworkers or managers to assist in where to look for a position or help acquire more skills to get the new job. They can put you in touch with people who may have information on job openings or where to look. Remember though, once you ask for help, make sure you follow through. There is nothing more frustrating than giving advice and have it fall on deaf ears.

Put It Into Action
Getting all of the good advice in the world doesn't get you the job you'll love. Take steps to help yourself. Create a plan and a schedule for your job search. Put your goal, objectives, and strategies down then list the steps necessary to get these things done. If you make them specific and measurable, you'll find the job you love.

Once You've Found That Job
Don't forget to give back what you've received by way of advice. Networking is a never-ending process that can help you not only help you obtain the job, but will also help you keep it. So keep in touch with everyone once you've gotten that job and help others when they call on you.

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