Understand that looking for a new position is often more work than the job itself.
Are you upbeat and optimistic, perhaps because you just got started, or are you tired and discouraged simply because you have been at it for so long? Or just maybe you are somewhere in the middle, feeling that it is going well, of course not perfect, because you are still, after all, searching for employment.
No matter where you are in the job search process, the key is to stay focused. You want to have a firm grasp on what type of work you want (and need) and the company you would like to continue your career with moving forward. It would be quite easy to accept the first offer that comes your way, or to turn down an offer because at first appearance it seemed not to meet your present or future career expectations.
Examine where you are in regards to what your last job offered, and what you would like your new career to have. Professional employment staffing agencies can help you determine just what is realistic and attainable; pointing out areas where you can improve. Aim for the optimal post, one that will make you feel important at work and at peace when at home. Yes, this may seem like the fairy tale, but you have to create a visual of what it is you desire from your place of employment. Eventually, with time and endurance, that vision will manifest itself into the right career.
Having a clear focus and vision of what you want from your career can help with the day-to-day frustration that may set in while completing the mundane tasks associated with a career search. Every goal worth achieving requires effort, patience and determination. The end result will be a new career that you achieved.