You Can Get Your Dream Job – Here’s How [video]

Do you ever daydream at work?

Have you ever driven away from your work on a Friday afternoon, dreaming about how amazing it would be if you never had to return?

… only to slump back to work again on Monday morning, dreading the week ahead?

If this sounds like you, then I want to remind you that Ramit’s Dream Job course is closing tonight at 11:59pm PST (affiliate link).

I recorded a quick video to share my final thoughts on the course (watch the video then read the story below):

Now that you’ve watched the video, let me tell you a story.

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How to Land Your Dream Job [video]

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Quick question – what do you think of when I say the words “Monday morning”?

Do you get a sick feeling in your stomach?

Do you dread going to work?

Or do you jump out of bed, excited to get to work?

If you’re like a lot of people, you hate Monday mornings.

You drag yourself out of bed and to a job that doesn’t thrill you because that’s “what you’re supposed to do.”

If it was fun, it wouldn’t be called “work,” right?

I think that’s absolutely dead wrong. I fundamentally believe you do not have to work in a job that makes you miserable. Life is too short.

But if you ARE working in a job you hate – or even one that simply doesn’t inspire you, I used to be just like you.

If you’ve heard me interviewed on any podcasts or read about my background, then you know I’m living proof that it is possible to get your dream job, even if you weren’t a straight A student or go to a top-level school.

Heck, even if you flunked kindergarten, like me.

You can still do it.

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3 Easy Tricks for Getting a White House Job (or Any Dream Job)

Boss shouting at employeeHave you ever had a job you HATED? I think we all have.

Maybe you couldn’t stand your colleagues. Or maybe the boss sucked.

Or maybe the work was so boring you wanted to slam your head against the wall.

I know I have had jobs like that.

If I’ve just described your job situation, then listen up: it doesn’t have to be that way.

You don’t have to dread Monday mornings.

You don’t have to daydream about the weekends or count down the minutes until 5 o’clock.

You can actually get not just a good job but the job of your dreams, even if you didn’t get the best grades, don’t have the best work history and don’t have high-level connections.

I get asked about how to get a great job all the time, because I was really fortunate to land my “dream job” at 23 – as a Writer in the Clinton White House – even though I didn’t go to an Ivy League school and I was never a straight-A student.

I actually had to do kindergarten TWICE and I went to a college that is mostly known as a party school.

(Seriously… when was the last time you met someone who flunked kindergarten? How bad do you have to color outside the lines in order for the teachers to say “yeah, I don’t think John’s ready to start working with paste.”)

In fact, when the FBI agents were interviewing me for my background check for the White House, and they were asking me about drinking in college, one of them actually asked me if I had a drinking problem in college. True story.

So today I want to share a few job search strategies you can use that helped me land my “dream job” at 23 years old.

These same strategies helped me to get a job working for Steven Spielberg at DreamWorks at 20 years old and later to get a job working with startup founders in the heart of Silicon Valley, right across the street from eBay.

This is all part of my larger mission with Smart Business Revolution.

My goal is to help you to develop relationships with the right people at the right time and to use these relationships to grow your income.

That may mean founding and growing your own company. Or it may mean working your way up the career ladder.

Below, I list three little “tricks” which I used that helped me land my White House job, but more importantly, you can use these techniques to get your own dream job.

Will these strategies apply for every job you apply for? Of course not. But I have seen these strategies work over and over again and in a variety of industries.

1. Be Different

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