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How to Land Your Dream Job – Our Experts Weigh-in

We asked our recruiters, and those from our sister division Planet Technology, what advice they would give to people who are passionate about wanting to land your dream job. Here’s what our experts had to say:

Patty Coffey | Planet Technology

Have a clear and realistic view of what your dream job is. Once you have formulated that image, talk to your mentors, career coaches and recruiters, and ask their opinions. Also, remember that your dream job might not be realistic at this present time. You may have to take a few steps now in order for it to be feasible down the road. Either way, keep an open mind and be patient.

Sarah Connors | Planet Professional

Tell the hiring manager that this is the job of your dreams. If you act like this is just an interview or role like any other, the recruiter won’t know how strongly you feel about the opportunity. Use specific examples and let him or her know why you’re excited about this role. Your energy will likely be infectious, and your reasons could make you stand out from the crowd.

Tonya Salerno | Planet Professional

Identify what it is that actually makes it a “dream job.” Maybe it’s the day-to-day responsibilities, the culture and lifestyle, or the mission or product you’re supporting. It starts from understanding what it is you want, and why the job is ideal. Anything worthwhile is never easy, so prepare your resume so that it highlights the requirements of the position. Also, spend some time researching the company and its employees before you step into the interview.

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