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Landing Your Dream Job

The American job market is one of the fastest growing job markets in the world. This means that there are millions of new jobs created every day. You can land your dream job within this competitive arena by utilizing a few different employment tips and tricks in the application and hiring process.

The American job market is one of the fastest growing job markets in the world. This means that there are millions of new jobs created every day. You can land your dream job within this competitive arena by utilizing a few different employment tips and tricks in the application and hiring process.

The first step in landing your dream job is figuring out who you are (what you bring to the table through your own natural characteristics) and what career-related interests you have. Typically, this information can be quickly obtained through an online career test, such as O-Net.com or Myplan.com.

Once you've gathered this information, you need to start looking for opportunities that are in line with your test results and that meet your employment criteria (location, wage, benefits, etc.) After finding jobs that check all your boxes you'll want to apply making sure you meet all the needs for that position.

Companies openly provide specific details of what they're looking for in a candidate for a job through the position's job description. When you're applying, update your resume and cover letter to include skills or experiences you've had that show you can meet the needs listed in the job posting.

Once you've been invited for an interview, practice your interview skills through mock-interview practice. On the evening before the interview be sure to prepare your interview attire, and review the job posting along with your resume and cover letter.

When you arrive for the interview keep in mind that they invited you for the interview because they think you could fill the position. They reviewed your application and they liked what they read. They already think you're a great candidate!

When interviewing, remember that your goal is to help the employer through filling this position and be yourself. Through practice and being aware of what you bring to the table you'll land your dream job in no time.