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Suggestion 1: Be proactive - and also be reactive

All advice about job-hunting says to be proactive. So no doubt you've already made lists of what you want in a job and where you want to work - and you've been e-searching and compiling all the information. You've been busy organizing and contacting organizations and sending out resumes and cover letters for job postings.

 

But don't get so busy that you're missing signals that are already coming to you. Take advantage of serendipity and over-the-transom opportunities.

 

Think back and you'll probably identify a conversation with someone who mentioned an opportunity for work or interning - and you may have mentally dismissed it because it didn't sound like something you wanted to do.

 

If you're not paying attention to incoming signals, you may be missing an opportunity that's looking for you.

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