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10 172 careers september 2011 if you’re tired of compromising, then read our top ten to learn how to secure the job you’ve always wanted. top tips to get that dream job 1 Make sure your dreaM job is an achievable job Your dream occupation needs to be ideal, rather than idealistic. Having the ambition and drive to push yourself to reach for the best job possible is imperative but you need be certain you are capable of doing the job. For example, if you have always wanted to be a doctor but are not scientifically adept – which is manifested in poor science qualifications, then it is not a viable career option. This is not to say that you should not persevere and aim high but remaining realistic is always important. 2 Get the skills you need to do the job Whether this means re-training or going to university, if you want the job enough then the additional work will be worth it. Most employers expect you to have a certain level of education suitable for a position: it may be a vocational course or postgraduate study but if the role you want demands a specific qualification, then it is essential you begin studying. Additionally, basic computing skills are crucial in the majority of office

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011

Editor’s letter
Hayley's foreword
Home work
Meet The Fairy Jobmother
I need an agent
How to write the perfect CV
Be the best
From business virgin to Virgin boss
Staying positive during your job search
Kick start your career
The benefits of business education
How to make work work for you
Legal rights
Balancing benefits and businesses for working mums
Earn more work less
Shades of Green
Getting into retail without selling yourself short
What to wear
Work on a plate
Franchises: it’s all in the name
The Ultimo success
Working that net
Building a career in property
Donate your career to charity
Supporting the support
Cross purposes
Tender, loving social care
10 social care facts
Foster care: a blossoming profession
Best of British
Jobs of the future
10 Top Tips to get that dream job
Your questions answered

Careers with Hayley Taylor 2011