There’s no shortage of great career advice, but one of the most powerful resources you can tap is somebody who recently landed a job themselves.

For one, they’ll have a more accurate view of the labor market. (For example: Ever had a grandparent tell you that the best way to get a job is to walk right into the office and ask for one? Not exactly the case anymore.) But for another, the fact that they’ve managed to break through and score a job means that they usually have insight into how you can do the same.

To get some of these invaluable tips, we reached out to Katherine L. from Denver, who found a job on Glassdoorlast summer and has been thriving at her new company. Here are five of her tips on how you can take your job search to new heights in order to land your dream role. Read more