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I found this post on Derek Sivers’s blog and it reminded me of some of my own most successful job hunt experiences. The take-home message, in my own words and inspired by Richard Florida’s “Creative Class” research is DECIDE WHERE YOU WANT TO LIVE AND HOW YOU WANT YOUR LIFE TO BE, THEN GET THERE VIA YOUR JOB, as opposed to finding a job and adapting your life plan to the particulars of employment.

“…Do some soul-searching to decide what you really want to do. Then find the company in your area that you feel is doing it the best.  (The company needs to be near you already.  If you don’t live near them, move there first, or choose a closer company.  Do not do this remotely.) It doesn’t matter if they’re not hiring…” Read the full post at sivers.org >>