Finding your perfect job could be like looking for a needle in a haystack. In the current job market, finding something that you need and what you want can be difficult. However, there things you can do to ensure you will find a job you won’t want to leave.

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Figure out your likes & dislikes

It is important to think about what you like and what you don’t. One way to find the right job for you is by asking yourself “Do I like [this]?” and “Do I dislike [that]?” First make a list of the things that you do and do not like to see in a professional setting such as company culture or the work environment. This way, you’ll be able to narrow down and create a list of jobs that are best suited for you.

List your skills

It’s important to know what types of companies you would like to work for, but also what skills and qualifications you are in search of. You should take note of what skills are required for the job you might like, because it can help narrow down your interests. Some people have certain creative skills that they can successfully apply in their job search. Others may need to build those skills overtime before being able to use them in a job.

Try new things

You don’t know what you will/won’t like unless you try. Experiment with some temporary or contract work to get your foot in the door in other industries. The more you’re willing to try, the easier it will be to find a job you won’t want to leave. There may be jobs out there you’re qualified to do that you’ve never heard of or considered.


Ask for help/insight

Networking is also an often-overlooked but very effective way to find a job. Although some people may feel uncomfortable about cold-calling someone or asking for help, the truth is people love helping others who want their feedback. But make sure you don’t come off too pushy or desperate because it could make them rethink their help offer and potentially never reach out again.

Work with a staffing agency

Tempstar Staffing can help give you the tools you need to find a job you won’t want to leave. We have many different jobs in many different industries. Whether you’re in the trying new things step, or you’ve figured out exactly what you want, Tempstar can help you get there. Contact us today to learn more!