Your Dream Job Ingredients

Tweet In an earlier series of posts (see below for links) I talked about your dream job and some of the things you want to do in order to find it and land it. One of the things I never said was what your dream job is (or should be). Obviously, I can’t tell you what your ideal job (also known as a dream job) should be. In fact, no one can… except you. What I can do, however, is tell you what a dream job is made of and you can use that to develop your own specifications. Your … Continue reading

Your Dream Job Success Strategy – Part 2

Tweet In my post Your Dream Job Success Strategy – Part1, we listed these components of a strategy to find and land your dream job: Identify the gap between the skills and talents you have… and those the dream job requires. Determine what jobs will fill the gap… and if there is an optimal order to pursuing the jobs (so you can acquire the skills and develop your talents.) Start your search for the first intermediate job. Package yourself appropriately in your job search. We explored the first two in that post. In this one we will cover the next … Continue reading

Your Dream Job Success Strategy – Part 1

Tweet In my post Dream Job Help – Get a Strategy, I talked about the likelihood that you aren’t ready for your dream job, yet. I also mentioned that you may need a First Aid job so that you can pursue your Dream Job… or at least the stepping stones to that job. And I promised that we would talk about components of a successful strategy and then some tips to implementing it. Some of the components of a successful strategy in pursuing your dream job? Identify the gap between the skills and talents you have… and those the dream … Continue reading

Dream Job Help – Get a Strategy

Tweet In my post, Looking for that Dream Job? Here’s Help, we defined what your dream job is. We looked at the different aspects of it (what the work is like, where it can be found, who it done with, and (implied) what it takes to do the job.) If you didn’t list what it takes to do the job, then write that down, too. You will need it as you map out your strategy to achieve it. Review the list. Do you already have everything you need to successfully do that dream job if it was offered to you … Continue reading

Looking for that Dream Job? Here’s help

Tweet In my post Dream Job or Fantasy?, I highlighted an entitlement mentality that pervades too many job seekers (or even job holders). I touched on what’s wrong with this viewpoint and why it can sabotage our careers (even as the person thinks the opposite.) Then, in You Can Have Your Dream Job, I talked about having a dream job (it’s okay to have it as a goal), and beginning steps to have that dream job. In this third post in the series, I would like to share a foundational thing you need to do in order to make that … Continue reading