How to Find Your Dream Job (read it on outsideonline.com)
Not feeling the cubical life anymore? Make a change (after careful evaluation, of course).
Have a plan - what is your dream position? What types of skills do you need? Is going back to school and option for you?
Do your research on where to look for your dream job. Keep non-traditional sources in mind like your dream company's social media channels.
Brand yourself to reflect the job you want.
Why Read It? Because work is so much more fun when it doesn't feel like work!
"Megan Miller, founder of Bitty Foods, recommends cold calls. 'I’m a huge advocate of taking people out to coffee,' she says. 'They’re usually flattered when you say you want their advice. I’m the most digital person in the world. I have a huge LinkedIn network. But there’s no substitute for face time.'"
9 Questions That'll Help You Find Your Dream Career (read it on Forbes.com)
Take the time to consider what it is that truly makes you happy.
Breaking down the big question of a potential career change into smaller, easier to manage questions, can be a useful way to get started.
If you're still stuck, ask a friend or a mentor to help you out.
Why Read It? Because sometimes all it takes is figuring out what you really want to do.
"As you're thinking through your career change, I'd encourage you not to let fear or insecurities about your skillset hold you back and to think big about the possibilities that are out there."