Since you are looking for your ideal job, anyway, you might as well dream big! When you understand what jobs you really want to have offered to you, based on the job duties and day to day expectations of the job, you can target your career correspondence in a more intentional manner as opposed to just seeking to work in “business” or in “food service” or with “a fortune 500 company”. This preparation work will also help you when you start to interview. Being prepared is one good sign of a promising employee-employer relationship. Here are 3 ways to start to locate your next ideal professional position:1. First, go to the career one stop sight and locate the one stop center in you town.2. Next, register and start to identify job titles and positions that fit the types of things that you might enjoy doing. If you are currently a secretary or administrative assistant and this is something that you really enjoy, check out assistant to the VP or Assistant to the Project Director or Assistant to the President types of positions. Begin to identify the types of job duties that have a commonality in various organizations. For example, take a look at the one stop job site for positions with For Profit Companies, Universities, Non-Profit Companies. You may even check on the range of those same positions within a particular career field. One that comes to mind in this example is educational institutions. Take a look at the various assistant types of positions within colleges, universities, community colleges, for profit schools and technical schools. Compare those jobs with the state-run job search site and other industry specific job boards such as higher ed jobs career site, the chronicle of higher education site and the job site from the journal of blacks in higher education.3. Lastly, set up email alerts, so that jobs of interest are sent to your email. You can then proceed with targeting your resume, cover letter and portfolio to make application for consideration for these positions.P.S. Don’t be afraid to look for jobs in big markets such as Florida, Texas, California, Colorado, Chicago, DC and New York. I am of the mindset that all jobs exist in most markets. The keys that you want to search for are the job duties that you enjoy using and find challenging and fulfilling. If you have these goals in mind, you are sure to perform above average and to be a blessing to your employer and your company. Taking the time to tally up your list of ideal job duties is a helpful assignment as your prepare to enter our lucrative, hopeful and prosperous 2013 job market.