Why it's important to look for a career, not just a job

07/2/2013 | Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

Job seekers should look for a career -- not just a job -- to better their chances for long-term satisfaction, and possibly even make a job search easier, career coach Theresa Mickelwait suggests. They should narrow down what they like to do, and write a job description for an ideal position, Mickelwait writes in this column. "This will help you in creating a more focused plan of how to achieve your goal and help you target your résumé and cover letter to a specific career."

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