A 5-step job search strategy that keeps things light. This is a guest post by Tara Goodfellow. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. I get it, I really do! Rare is the human that leaps out of bed exclaiming “Holy crap am I so excited. I get to search for a job today!” In fact, for most, the process is about as enjoyable as having a root canal. How to Make the Job Search Process More Enjoyable Than a Trip to the Dentist 1) Break it down Not as in MC Hammer moves, but if that helps, go for it! The process is large and daunting. Where to begin? Well, at the beginning. Start with a self-evaluation or online assessment to keep things as objective (vs. emotionally driven or reactive) as possible. You want to set yourself up for success, so make an effort to ensure that jobs to which you apply are relevant, of interest, mesh with your personality, fit within your requirements and meet most of your “desirable” components of a job.