Try broadening your job search geographically if you have any degree of flexibility regarding your place of employment. Your chances of landing a job will increase if you can hunt for positions in industries that are experiencing growth.
Boost your networking efforts by attending networking events, participating in informational interviews, networking online, and more.
The length of your search will depend on how frequently you look for newly advertised vacancies. Try going hunting every day, or at least frequently.
To develop your skills, consider enrolling in classes, training, internships, or volunteer work.
If you are looking for a very specific type of job, it will likely take a while to find. Consider looking at related jobs or jobs that require a similar skill set.
Not many of us feel confident, concentrated and relaxed during interviews. However, when a perfect opportunity comes by, you need to be 100% ready to effectively sell yourself during the interview.
For more detailed guidance on accelerating your job search, you can also think about speaking with a career counselor.