How to Land Your Dream Job

THE DAILY DUKE

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JMU is notorious in the business world for producing some of the hardest working individuals. When it comes to finding the perfect job, you need to learn how to market your experience and skills and tailor them to what you’re looking for. Follow these steps and you’ll gain a serious advantage over the competing applicants.

STEP 1. NETWORK!

Networking is the number 1 most critical component to finding a job. Get to know people, talk to you friends and capitalize on your “loose” connections. Loose connections are people who you may have a common friend with, or have met briefly at a party or gathering. Loose connections can also be your friend’s parents, your aunt’s boss, or a recruiter you randomly found on LinkedIn. Learning how to network with anyone – especially people who you aren’t close with, will open endless doors in almost any field of work. Also, it can…

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