How to Get or Land The Desired Job

How to Get or Land The Desired Job?

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People can get tired of trying to land a new gig or job, and that usually happens because they don't follow the steps that lead to success. It is one thing to really wish for something and completely other to actually achieve it. The main difference between dreamers and achievers is action. If you want to land the desired job, you'll need to pull up your sleeves and work smart. You'll need to gather a lot of information and prepare yourself for every outcome. The text below will provide you with some useful tips that will, hopefully, get you a little bit closer to your dream job.

Start the research immediately

Just thinking about looking for a job won't lead you anywhere. It is crucial to conduct thorough market research and see the offer and demand for your skill set and if there's anything you should learn before applying. This preliminary information will get you started and you'll be in a much better position to think and wish. Once you find a job that you like it is time to see what will be your responsibilities if they hire you. Always start the research from a selfish standpoint. After all, you want to feel good at your job, so try not to compromise on this feeling. In the end, spend some time learning about the company you're applying with so you can have a better understanding of their culture.

Speak to your peers

The next step toward landing a dream job is to sit down with your colleagues, friends, and family. Gather them around you and ask if they are aware of some open position, or an interesting company where you can apply. These informational interviews will help you gather additional data which can be used to find your dream job. It may happen they won't be able to find the right place, but will at least let you know where not to apply and which employers to avoid.

Work on a cover letter

While CV is a must for every job applicant, over the past few years it became undiscriminating since everybody started using the same techniques for writing it. You can follow these guidelines as well, but make sure that your cover letter stands out. This piece of motivational text is maybe the only chance you have to communicate with the employer and get their attention. That's the reason why you should be well informed about the company you're applying with and know what are your desires and capabilities. Try to be honest and yet professional and not sounding cheesy or generic.

Online presence

It doesn't matter if you're an architect or a plumber, it is very important that you and your services exist on the internet. If you avoid connecting with other people and letting the world know about your business, it will be near to impossible to land a good job. Creating a strong online presence will help you a lot, and it's not impossible that your dream job will fall right in your lap. In order to make this happen, you'll need to be active in social media and build awareness of your expertise and services.

Ask for assistance

Looking for a job can get really tiring especially if you're switching professions and don't know where to start. The best solution for this is to find a good temporary staffing agency and let them help you with your career. They will easily find a place for you to start and see if it's a good fit. After a few tries, you'll have some experience and knowledge and will be in a much better position to find a dream job.

Conclusion

As suggested above looking for a dream job can be very hard and a lot of people will just give up sooner or later. Try not to be one of those people, but keep educating, networking, and looking for the best job you've ever had in your life.

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10 Photos You Have On Your Camera Roll Of Your S.O. When You've Been Dating For More Than A Year

A wide range from "Aw" to "WTF?"

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My boyfriend and I just hit the year and a half mark of dating, even though it seems like we've been together forever. Over the months, we've taken many pictures together... from football games, to his track meets, to holidays. Although we may have a lot of pictures together, I definitely have a lot of candids of him in my camera roll. If you've been dating your partner for as long as I have or longer, then you'll probably notice you have these same pictures in your photos as well.

1. The awkward first photos together

We laugh at these now, especially this one. Why am I so pale compared to him? It was July! And also, we noticed not to long ago that I was sweating under my arms and his underarms were sweating on me... what a great first time meeting!

2. The ones for VSCO

Every girl who has a significant other posts them onto their VSCO. VSCO is like Instagram, but more has more aesthetically pleasing pictures and there are no "likes." The pictures that include my boyfriend on my VSCO ranges from him holding a bunny to him holding my hand while we went ice skating.

3. Them sleeping

I have so many pictures of my boyfriend sleeping (I promise it's not as weird as it sounds), I just think he's so cute when he's fast asleep while cuddling with me.

4. The embarrassing ones they want no one to see

He's going to kill me when he sees this... but we all have those embarrassing Snapchat pictures that we start to send each other because we've gotten more comfortable with one another.

5. The ones for Facebook

The good looking pictures so you can keep yours and his family updated on how you two are doing. I took my boyfriend to a baby bird meet and greet since he loves birds and has one for a pet. I posted this cute picture of him and his new friends on Facebook so my family can see our adventures together.

6. Old pictures

One of the best parts of dating someone is finally seeing their old pictures. Although, sometimes they may make you cringe... like the one I posted above of my boyfriend after prom in his sophomore year of high school.

7. Their accomplishments

My boyfriend pole vaults for his college and he's really good at it. He just went to division III nationals in March because he qualified! I'm always at his meets so I make sure to get him on video in case he or anyone wants to see. I always try to snag a picture with him too because I'm always so proud.

8. The straight up ugly ones

He sure knows how to make me laugh. And I know he's going to be mad at me for this one too but I think it's a talent that he can do that with his stomach! Sorry, Adam, I promise I still think you look good when you send me these snaps for the most part.

9. But you have the hot ones too

He may be funny and sweet, but he is pretty good looking too. I know us girls keep some attractive pictures of our S.O.'s so we can remind ourselves of what a great looking partner we have.

10. FaceTime screenshots

If you and your lover go to different colleges like my boyfriend and I do, then FaceTiming happens a lot. Sometimes I get some great screenshots, like the one above, to make fun of him later.

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How to Cope With Anxiety and Depression

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Anxiety is something we all experience from time to time. Every now and then there is a stressful situation causing us to feel worry and restlessness. The only problem is, people suffering from anxiety only know the feeling too well since it has become too frequent in their lives, and it can amount to a panic attack. Even worse, anxiety often leads to depression, and it is extremely difficult to deal with these conditions. However, it is not impossible. Here is what you need to implement if you begin to feel/are feeling anxious or depressed, and you have started to notice the unpleasant emotions are appearing more and more often.

Develop a habit

While there is a plethora of tips about what needs to be done when you have an anxiety attack, the tricks often don't seem to work. Why? Because you haven't created a habit of calming yourself down in that way. If you wish for any strategy to work, you have to train your body and your mind into accepting it. The more you practice, the quicker the peace and relaxation come.

Decide on a technique and start applying it. You can choose deep breathing, meditation, taking yoga or tai chi lessons – whichever appeals to you and suits your current situation. Even going to a spa center is a strategy. The point is to dedicate enough of your precious time to your health, and to do it regularly.

Get healthy

Some of the disorders can be inherited, but we are definitely stronger and less prone to them if we keep ourselves in good shape. It's only too easy to become anxious or feel down if you are physically and mentally exhausted.

For this reason, take good care of your body. Eat healthily and regularly. Opt for foods that will keep you full for longer, and avoid immediate sugar boosters, which cause a sudden energy drop afterwards. Make sure you get enough sleep every single night, and do exercise regularly.

Use natural remedies

Along with changing your diet, try to use natural remedies which have long been known for their calming effects: Chamomile, Rhodiola, Valerian root, Lavender, saffron…Recent research has shown that using the best CBD oil for anxiety is extremely recommendable, too, but you should always consult your doctor first.

Spend time with friends and family

As a species, we are social beings, and you have to embrace this fact. In short, it means that we are in need of each other's company, and we feel bad if we don't spend enough quality time with our loved ones. Always make some time for a friendly chat, as this should help you feel better.

Go to parks

Or any other area with plenty of greenery. You don't have to be a fan of camping so as to feel the benefits of spending some time in nature. Like it or not, but nature has a calming effect on our minds and bodies, so dedicate some time to going for a walk in the nearby park or a forest, but stay safe.

Change your focus

This is another technique that needs practicing, and it's not just about changing what you are thinking about. You have to train yourself to change the emotions the moment you start thinking about something nice and pleasant.

Get professional help

Most importantly, do not delay seeking professional advice if you notice any of the symptoms. Anxiety and depression are health issues, and you should treat them as such. If you had high temperature, for example, you would visit a doctor. It is the same way with mental health – don't neglect the symptoms.

To sum up, ask yourself one question: are you really doing everything in your power to overcome the conditions? Start applying the advice we have compiled for you, and the results should start showing after a while.

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