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How To Get The Job You Want
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How to Get The Job You Want

Why is it that many people just settle for any job? Is it because they spend more time planning for vacations and fun instead of planning for their future. I hear that from people all of the time.

What I have found not only with myself but many acquaintances and friends is that we don’t know enough to set a little time aside and go through the process to see what it is that we would love to do.

Have you heard people say “I hate my Job”, and they don’t do anything about it.

We need to take just a little amount of time to just communicate with ourselves. I know this doesn’t seem like a lot of fun and we have many things to do but if we can just schedule a onetime 30 minute session with ourselves we would have a great foundation as to what it is that would make us happy. It would also set our sights on getting what we want.

Don’t wait until it is too late. Quit taking orders from someone else. Take time to listen to yourself, you will be surprised what you hear. You will have to turn the world off and your surroundings for 30 minutes and have a conversation with yourself. It is you telling you “YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO”!

The question is what job is right for you and what job would make you happy?

If you take a little time and look within yourself to actually see what you like, you will be surprised at what you will discover.

Write down the things you like to do.

Write down as many jobs as you can think of that have to do with what you like.

Look at any jobs that would be similar to the jobs you would like. Ex: basketball star, you may not have the skill level to be a pro athlete but you do have skills that would allow you to possibly sell tickets, promote games, work in and around the stadium. I think you get my drift. Look at what you love and then find the job you want.

This is your base point. This should be your goal. I have worked with people who were unable to get any of the jobs that they loved and here is what they did. They found a job that they liked or took a job out of necessity and all the time they continued to research and look for jobs that included their love and passion. Their full time job of looking for work changed to a part time job looking for the work they loved.


Write down your dream job and its similar jobs on a piece of paper and place it in a spot that you will see every day. If not, this could be the reason you are not getting the job you want.

Place the paper on the mirror so you can see it every day. Do at least one thing that will get you closer to your dream job.

You can keep doing what you are doing now, and that is probably not getting you to your dream job or you can make this your journey.

Once you know what makes you happy you should start talking you your friends and acquaintances to see if they know anyone that is looking for help in the area that makes you happy. You can also look though the internet to see if there are any fits. The best way is to just go to the places that fit your criteria and ask if they are looking for help.

I believe everyone can get the job they want if they would only spend as much time planning for it as they would their weekend fun or vacation.

You can get the job you want if you want it bad enough. Quit listening to the people who tell you that you can’t do it and just get it done.

Wouldn’t it be great that at the end of your journey in life you are able to say I did what I wanted and not say I just got by.

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