Hooray! You can find some of my Raleigh recommendations in these posts: How to Support My Favorite Raleigh Businesses, My Top Five Brunch Spots in Raleigh, My Favorite Coffee Shops in Raleigh, and A Few Favorite Spots in Raleigh. You can also find many of my favorites in my "Raleigh" Instagram Story Highlight.
My biggest piece of advice is that even though you can't control when an amazing job opportunity arises, you can control how prepared you are for when it does. I am a firm believer in doing everything you can to make yourself the best possible candidate for the position you have your eye on. You can read about how I got my job for Southern Weddings here and my job for Gal Meets Glam here.