2. The Job of finding a Job!!
• That is right finding a job is a job, if you cannot commit
a minimum of 3-4 hours a day looking, than you will
lessen your chances of success.
• Social Networking: LinkedIn, Twitter, Zoom Info, etc
• Job boards: These are the Monsters, Dices,
• Job Aggregators Plus: Indeed, Simply hired, Craig’s List,
• Associations and Alumni groups: These can be very
effective networking tools, and allot of their own
websites with job boards, such as SHRM (Society of
Human resource Management).
3. The Job of finding a Job!!
• Recruiter, firms, and headhunters: These are also great resources.
• Classified Adds: That is right, the classifieds. Like it or not they still
have some value, and allot of newspapers have online job
• Career Fairs: These can be feast or famine, however if you go there
with the idea of not just finding a job, but also using it as a
• Internships and Volunteering: These avenues can lead to fulltime
employment opportunities and are worth perusing, especially for
those who have limited experience or are embarking on a new
• Job Hunting Support Groups: These have become more and more
common. They can be both in person and online. The best ones are
ones that cater to your chosen profession, as they will have and talk
about job leads.
4. The Job of finding a Job!!
• You know were you fit
• Identify companies- Hoovers, CompanyList,
• Transition Assistance Program, Unemployment
• Know were to get help
• Sites to search
Hiring Our Heroes, Heroes at Work, Helmets
to Hardhats, etc
• Keep a spread sheet with names, companies,
numbers, jobs, etc.
• Follow up on resume submittals, with the
hiring manager (use LinkedIn and other tools
to find out who that is).
• Always follow up on any interview; phones,
email, and in person with a thank you email.