There are many ways to land your dream job. Staying proactive will help you get the best possible results sooner or later. While building your resume helps, here are steps you’ll want to try to help you achieve growth and success. Explore the list to determine which of these steps will work.

Continue Applying to Jobs

Just because you’ve been hired doesn’t mean you need to stop. Continue sending those applications and appearing for those interviews. You never know if one of those encounters will finally tip things in your favor. Yes, we know it takes time. Yes, that means the time you can spend on rest or sleep. Instead, you’ll need to be up, looking for potential employers, answering questionnaires, and appearing for those interviews, left and right.

Look for a Hiring Agency

We know you’re busy at work. That’s how a legal recruitment agency can help. Find a reputable one that works in areas near you and ask them to help you find an employer. That will take some of the work off you so that you can concentrate on your day job. If you’re too tired from sending those applications, that won’t do you, your company, or your prospective employers any good. You need to be at the top of your game. Hiring an agency means you have a team to help you with that. They can schedule the interviews for you, handle every step of the process, and work with you to find a position that suits your talents and skills.

Build Your Network

Update your resume and reach out to people. Build your network. That can help provide you with many opportunities for work. Engage with your contacts and maintain good working relationships with them. Word-of-mouth helps. People who loved working with you may leave testimonials or positive reviews of your work. That can get more clients sent your way.

Master Phone and Video Interviews

Most preliminary interviews are done through phone or video calls. To make the best impression on potential employers, master those mediums. Find your best angle. Do you have a ring light at home? That light can make a difference if you want to look good and professional during the video call. Test out the camera angles and find which one shows in the best light—literally. Know how everything works. You do not want to click on the wrong button just as the interview is starting to get good.


It’s normal to get frustrated and stressed. But it’s also important not to get frustrated and stressed when you’re looking for a job. Yes, the results are disappointing. Yes, you’ll need to try again. But one day, it will all work out. And when it does, you’ll be glad you kept sending out applications. So, continue to teach yourself. Upgrade your skills. Don’t know how to do videos? That skill may come in handy. Don’t know how to use a tool or app? Find time to learn how. With your perseverance and patience, you’ll land your next position sooner or later.

Author's Bio: 

Core Group Resources is a consultancy formed in 2012 that provides executive search, contingency search, contracting, consultancy, outplacement, and data surveys. Core Group Resources proudly serves the Maritime, Offshore Energy, Information Technology, Renewables, Financial Services, Values-Based Business, and Nonprofit Industries.