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Should you wait for your dream job or take what is available?

Posted by Thao La on Apr 8, 2015 9:51:00 AM

In recent years, many university students and fresh graduates have taken jobs that they didn’t want, just to cover their living expenses, while others have remained unemployment for months. Economist Rand Ghayad, in a 2014 study, shows that the shorter the unemployed time is, the higher chance a job is landed, and the longer the unemployed time the more unlikely it is a job will be found.
Andrea Kay, a career expert and author of This is How to Get Your Next Job says before taking a job you don’t love, “it’s important to reassess your strategy.”
So if you’re struggling with whether to wait for the “right” job or take the “right now” job, here are a few steps to help you choose:

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Topics: job fit, career success, direction, interview success, CV, dream job, job search, resume, interview strategy

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