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Job Hunting for Rookies by LID Editorial

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CHAPTER 1

Setting your sights onwhat you want

Finding the work you want

The first step in finding a new job is deciding what kind of work you want to do. Now, you may be thinking, I know exactly what I want to do. But let me ask you this: are you 100 per cent happy in your current work? Whether you are currently in work or out of work, does the prospect of your job have you jumping out of bed in the mornings, excited at the mere thought of it?

If you love or at least like the work you do, you will find it much easier to get a job. There is so much competition for jobs these days that if you see your work as a chore, you will not be able to convince an interviewer to hire you. Why should they give you the job when they can hire someone else who ...

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