By Jessica Lifosjoe
If you’ve just graduated from a university, you’re probably ready to jump into your potential dream job immediately. Or possibly you’ve had your degree for a while, but you have been distracted with a 9-5 job and haven’t touched up on your resume for a few years.
The public relations field can be very competitive and you have to be sure you’re on top of your game if you want to stand out to employers who are seeking someone with a degree in PR.
In this post, I’m going to explain how to land the dream job you’ve spent years in school working for. With a lot of motivation, consistency and an up-beat attitude, you will get the job in no time.
What Does it Mean to Have a Dream Job, and Why Does it Matter?
Having a job is pretty self-explanatory, anyone can have the standard 9-5 and make a good living off of it. According to SurveyMonkey, only about 22 percent of workers in America say they have their dream job or work in the related field.
It may take some time and perseverance, but it is very possible to achieve the job you’ve always dreamt about.
Any type of occupation in the public relations field is no 9-5. According to Harvard Business Review, you’re constantly working with new clients and always in a fast-paced environment. You need to be motivated and ready to be on-the-go every day, but you will have fun while doing so.
The application and interview process can be very tricky with any job in the public relations field. Your resume and cover letter have to show that you’re confident, competitive and a hard worker in order for any employer to consider you for their workplace.
The first impression means everything, so make sure it’s a good one.
How to Land Your Dream Job With Your Application/Interview
SCORE! YOU GOT AN INTERVIEW!
The day after your interview, it is crucial that you reach out the employer via email or phone call and thank them again for taking the time to meet with you. Remind them of your excitement to potentially be part of their team and what you will bring to the table. Always ask if they need any additional information from you and that you look forward to hearing from them.
Landing your dream job shouldn’t be easy, and if it is, it’s probably too good to be true. Never lose hope or motivation for something you really want.
Always remember, good things take time and everything happens for a reason.
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