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Congratulations graduate: Now, where's my dream job?

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So, you made it through the treacherous and stressful part of life that we like to call the college years - there is however something missing, if you are like one of the millions that are struggling to find valid work in a weak job market then trust and believe that you are not alone.

This is something that is not uncommon in today's post grad world. As a human resource professional I have had the opportunity to discuss career challenges with many people from various walks of life, education and professions.

To some finding a job is of an easier nature, that is if they chose a professional education tract that is profitable or marketable such as: medicine, clinical administration (FYI: I specify clinical because trust me there will be no salary opportunities for individuals who chose to only pursue a career in health care administration without a clinical background - as an insider I know that you are not considered for these positions unless you are a registered nurse with a Bachelors degree or a clinical professional with direct care experience) engineering, information systems and teaching, professionals with the aforementioned backgrounds with education will gain steadfast employment with top firms rather quickly and have a plethora of jobs and concentrations to select from.

What I am saying to the new grad is, don't be dismayed or begin to believe that you have made a horrid mistake in your education concentration - rather utilize the skills that you have obtained to create the position of your dreams, often this does not require you to return to your studies it just enables you to find your niche to highlight what interests you the very most and run with it - straight to the top.

Although, it will not be an easy one it will strike the attention of someone in upper management with the heart of creativity such as yours. As a professional I have been unemployed since June of 2013 and I continue to meet great people through networking, but landing an interview or job for that matter is of the hardest portion of the job game.

It really doesn't matter how hard you try to connect or what rings of fire you have gone through - you simply need to be at the right place at the right time with the right interviewer with the stars aligned in your favor. We are all dreamers we went to college on a mission, a mission to be successful!

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