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Are you out of work and looking for a job? A career? There are many options that are going to face you, choices that you might not have known that you faced before but you can find a new job, a new career, and a way of making money if you try hard enough. There are lots of people out there who don't try hard enough, won't switch jobs, or won't work different hours so they can't find jobs, but if you look hard enough you will often find that when you make different choices you can make money!

One thing to keep in mind when seeking a job is that just because you take a job now does not mean that you are stuck there forever. You can take a job, any job, so you can pay the bills and get by for a while - and still continue your job search for that perfect career. That is the big thing to remember, take a job, any job, so you can continue to look for that job that you want most.

Once you have a job, any type of job you can focus on where your career will start. Do you need to find additional training to get that career of your choice? Take night classes, Internet classes, or take a course by mail. If you have all the education that you need to move on to your next career, start looking everywhere for where that career would be.

First off, start looking in the papers. While some may boast that no jobs are advertised in the paper anymore, there really are a lot of jobs that are still found in the good old newspaper. You will need to respond to jobs the day that you see them, not a week later. A week later, three days later, there are already going to be fifty people applying for that position. You need to get in touch with that company as fast as possible, fax or email your resume when permitted, otherwise send out your resume asap.

Speaking of your resume, now that you have a job - any old job, you need to focus on building up your resume. If you have any spare timework on sprucing it up. Better yourself by volunteering somewhere, you never know when volunteering can lead to job openings too! Volunteering and community service looks great on your resume as well.

You need to have a resume that is going to represent you to the companies that you want to work for. If you feel that your resume does not have enough on it, make yourself better, do more, join more, and help out more. Become the manager at the little job that you had to take, at least you are working paying the bills and better than being laid off sitting at home with a big blank space on your resume. Read over your resume, have all of your friends read your resume, and take your resume to another professional in the hiring field and see how they think you can improve yourself so you can grab that career that you want so badly.

Be sure to check out all the online job opportunity spots along with reading the newspaper. While the online jobs go the fastest, it is important to cover all your bases when trying to stay in your own location and finding a job.

Although some people think that you can't find a job through the state employment office, it doesn't hurt to have your resume on file there. Sometimes there are jobs that will come up and you could fill that need fast.

Tell everyone that you know that you are trying to get into a certain field. The more people that you tell, the more opportunities you are going to have open up for you. While no one is going to just hand you a job, at least you can find out first hand information on job opportunities coming open.

One of the most important things that you can do while you are working at the job that is paying the bills while you are waiting for your career opportunity is that you don't quit that job no matter how much you really hate it. Having a job any type of job to fill in your time is important while searching for that perfect job. Employers see that as stability! If you were off for six months but had three jobs in that time while getting back into your field they are going to think you are hard to please or hard to work with.

Good luck in the job hunt!

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