Tuesday, April 17, 2007

How to Find Your Dream Job

Finding a job is not all, it is only a small piece of being happy, of finding fulfillment. A single job is only a fraction of your career and your career is what really matters. There is good advice on the Internet, sometimes where you least expect it. It is worth taking a break occasionally and looking at the big picture, considering what you really want and what you are best at.

Take a look at what I found on WikiHow, it gives you tips how to think about your personal big picture:

1. How to Find Your Dream Career. Want to know how to find your dream career? Here are some tips to avoid career pitfalls so you can find the job you desire.You can view the rest of this page at:http://www.wikihow.com/Find-Your-Dream-Career

2. How to Analyze Your Skills and Job Options. Want to be an astronaut or a baker or a carpenter? Choosing your options is never going to be that easy; what you need is to collate the things you are good at with the things you enjoy doing and then see where that leads you. Analyze your skills first, think about what you want to use, then choose your job options.You can view the rest of this page at:

3. Elevator Pitch. Many structured interviews... start with a question like "tell me about yourself." The interviewer doesn't really want you to go back to grade school and talk about your childhood. This is a specific question with a specific answer...in two minutes or so, the interviewer wants to get you to relax and loosen out your vocal cords, understand your background, your accomplishments, why you want to work at XYZ company and what your future goals are. Here's how to narrow your life down into a brief but relevant and professional answer. You can view the rest of this page at:

Your Matthias Muenzer

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