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4 Factors That Can Ruin Your Job Search

4 Factors That Can Ruin Your Job Search

Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach

Geography

Where you look for a job matters. Suppose you’d like to do something in the film industry, but you don’t want to leave the city in which you went to school — Minot, North Dakota. There are probably a few film-related jobs in Minot, but there are many more in places like Los Angeles/Hollywood and New York. So if you look for a film job in Minot and you don’t find one, you can’t accurately conclude “there are no jobs in the film industry.” All you can really say is, “There aren’t many film-industry jobs in Minot, North Dakota.”