8 Tips to Gather Experience to Land Your Dream Job

Are you a recent college graduate or someone who is looking to make a significant career ThinkstockPhotos-478619105change? Chances of you having a challenging time to find your dream job because of your lack of experience is probably pretty high. The reason being is companies prefer to hire people who have the experience needed for that role instead of hiring someone to train them in something that is brand-new for them. This leaves diligent employees, like yourself, completely out in the dark. Fortunately, Stan Popcovich has 8 tips on, “how to break free from this vicious cycle”:

  1. Determine specifically what you want to do
  2. Volunteer
  3. Apply to small companies
  4. Network, and be creative
  5. Study your favorite companies
  6. Don’t rely on HR
  7. Be flexible, and look outward
  8. Keep updating your skill sets

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Source: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244324