“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge
Are you excited? You should be! You have worked very hard (yet smart!) thus far. Now is the fun part. Now you actually get to go after that job you want, tell people about it, and see the magic start to happen. Of course there will be good days and bad, but you are clear on what you want. Now is the time to go get it.You will soon realize that you are more well-prepared than most of your competitors. You will start to find jobs that really interest you in no time. Even better, the moment you do, you'll be ready for it!
"Believe you can, and you are halfway there." - Theodore Roosevelt
Now, I will walk you through your job hunt. I'll tell you which steps to take first, and be there to guide you through each and every one of them. I'll enlighten you ("What on earth is going on inside that company? I had an interview two weeks ago and have not heard back!") I'll answer questions, and give you tips on how to make the most out of every stage. In this chapter, I'll help you spread the word, find the jobs, network, apply with panache, interview for success, and lastly, choose the job that’s right for you.
It takes courage to find out how good you can be. - Author unknown