February 04, 2008|
|Landing Your Dream Job This Year|
|Find your new career faster than before!|
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||A New Year, A New Career
By Patricia Dorch, Career Coach Expert
Tips on how to land your dream job
The New Year is one of life's most exciting times. It's a time to plan your job search strategy: the type of position, salary, and cultural environment that's the right fit for you. The best way to start to address who, what, when, where and why is to create your own Job Search Plan. Here are some career coaching tips to help you accomplish your goal of creating your Job Search Plan and landing your dream job.
Identify companies which have positions requiring your skills. Explore traditional and non-traditional industries where your experience is transferable. Who will assist you in your job search through referrals and networking? Attend networking events and ask family, friends, colleagues, and business associates for referrals. Write down what you have to offer to a new employer. Research the companies, position and salary you desire based on the career market and your qualifications.
What does a dream job mean to you? Is it salary, position, title, power, prestige, corner office, or something else? Make a list of those things that are most important to your career. What unique skills, knowledge, and abilities do you have that can open new doors for you?
When will you make your career change? Plan a target date for accomplishing your goals and outline how you plan to manage your time, especially if you continue working at your current job. Identify what you will need to do each week in order to meet your target date. When will you start the interview process?
Where do you want to work? Do you prefer to work at a government agency, corporation, non-profit organization, private industry or as an entrepreneur? Which choice will provide you with the career plan and salary package you want? Identifying what you want before you start will save you time over the long term.
Ask yourself why you made the decision to look for new employment. The key to finding your dream job is acknowledging why you want a new career. Some of these reasons may help you determine the whys of your situation:
An effective job search requires commitment, determination, persistence and patience. Not every career opportunity will be right for you. Consider all the pros and cons about your career opportunity. Be a good listener and review all the details of the job description. Ask questions which will give you insight about the position. Trust your instincts - a dream job should feel good!
- Salary increase
- New manager
- New industry
- Work location closer to home
- New division or department
- Acknowledgment for your accomplishments
- Leverage your experience
- Overlooked for promotions
- Lack of challenge and responsibility
- Too long in the same position
- Overworked and underpaid
- Dead-end job
Patricia Dorch , M.S. is a sought-after Career Coach, National Speaker, Trainer, Business Image and Etiquette Consultant and Author of the Power Image Career Series Booklets. She has successfully helped countless professionals find happiness, and fulfillment by discovering their perfect career.