When it comes time to search for a new job, it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly what you’re looking for and how to attain it. Do you want to continue working in the field you have experience in? Or are you looking to make a transition? What jobs can you get with your current skills and experience, and what jobs are right for your personality type?

Finding a compatible job is easier said than done. With thousands of jobs posted every day on major job boards, company career sites, and social media, it can be challenging to really focus in and find what you’re looking for.

However, there are certain things you can do in order to ensure your new position will be the right move for your career. Check out these four ways to find your most compatible job:

  1. Research ideal companies. Making a list of companies you’d like to work for helps focus your job search on opportunities you know are a good fit. Look at the company career site to get a good idea of the company values, company culture, etc. to determine if it’s an organization you believe in and would enjoy working at