You do not need to search for a job - it will find you itself.

Is the itself part correct? Should it be replaced with some other word?

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    Assuming I understand what you are trying to convey, I think, "You don't need to search for a job- the job will find you." reads better.
    – Jim
    Commented Dec 10, 2015 at 20:05

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"on its own" seems better to me. Leaving off "itself" altogether as suggested in Jim's comment might be more idiomatic however:

"Don't X Y, Y will X you."

is a pretty common pattern.


Or...........To emphasize you could say......all by itself.

You do not need to search for a job - it will find you all by itself.

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