Land Your Dream Job Even When There Seems to be No Opening

Clean up your social media

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This should go without saying regardless of whether you are undertaking a traditional job search or looking for an unadvertised position. Scrub social media accounts of questionable behavior and double-check your friends’ photos to see where you are tagged.

“Drunken debauchery is never good to see on social media,” says Misner, who recalls seeing one person’s Facebook page so peppered with “F words” that he couldn’t imagine who would want to hire him. “Is this the kind of behavior [they want] brought into the workplace?”

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