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How to Get a Well Paid Job In A Very Competitive Job Market by Nnamdi Agha

by Nnamdi A. Internet Marketer

If you are desirous of getting a well paid job, you must be prepared to give it all it takes to achieve your heart’s desire. In today’s very competitive job market, the only types of people who end up having the well paid jobs are those who specialize at some skills, those that have superior academic and professional qualification, those who market themselves and their skills well and those who know how to locate available jobs before they are publicized.

Specialization at a particular task distinguishes you from the horde of other job seekers who have the same academic and professional qualifications just like you. When you specialize and become an expert in a given field, you stand a better chance of getting a well paid job in that field as compared to another job seeker who has only a general knowledge in that area. For instance, in the accounting profession, as a result of complete computerization of all aspects of accounting and record-keeping, getting a well paid job depends on which accounting software you know very well. 

Some accounting professionals who seek to distinguish themselves have gone on to specialize on accounting software like PeachTree, QuickBooks, Quicken, Sun Microsystems, etc. Some others have specialized in customizing Microsoft Excel to carry out consummate accounting functions. The benefit derivable from this expert skill is that when jobs become available, those who have them are preferred over and above those who have just general knowledge of the task.

Having superior academic and professional qualification also stands you out when you apply to be considered for employment. Because most job seekers have just college degrees, those who have graduate and doctorate degrees, who are most times fewer in number, are often considered ahead of the rest to get well paid jobs.

There are those who get well paid jobs but do not have such special skills as we had discussed earlier. This category of people also does not have superior academic and professional qualification. Their selling point is how they market themselves and their limited skills to make them stand out. These people, while acknowledging their pedestrian outlook, seek for ways to be conspicuous to the employers. They learn how to package their limited skills to stick out and they also prepare their CVs in such a manner that their CVs sell them to the employers even before they appear in person during the interview. Sometimes, they employ experts to write their CVs and covering letters for them thus presenting them as thorough professionals to the employers. These people end up getting well paid jobs while their more qualified contenders are left wondering where they missed it.

The other types of people who get well paid jobs are those who know how to locate available jobs even before they are advertised. They are not afraid to ask even though they have been informed that vacancies do not exist. It has been canvassed that most vacancies when available are filled up even before they are advertised. Those who get them are the ones who have learnt to locate these jobs as soon as they are available and apply for them before they become public knowledge.

Therefore, should you need to get a well paid job, get special skills sought by employers. You can also get further academic and professional qualifications to make you stand out. Learn how to market your limited skills and qualifications optimally through your CVs and covering letters. You may even engage experts to write them for you. Discover where to locate available jobs before they go to the public domain. When you can do any of these well, you will be on your way to getting well paid jobs all the time.

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How to Get a Well Paid Job In A Very Competitive Job Market.


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Nnamdi A. Magnate II   Internet Marketer
Just came across this article in a google search. I need to edit my old articles to remove links that are no longer working.
Feb 5th 2011 08:16   
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