• Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

    January 11, 2012 by

    “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs

    collegerecruiter.comPart II – Traditional Job Search Methods

    Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market

    Traditional means used to discover and obtain new employment opportunities:

    • Personal networking
    • Re-training and/or upgrading skills.
    • Relocation to a region, state, or country with a growing economy; or in need of a particular skilled labor force.
    • Search online job boards
    • Post resumes on career web sites
    • Search corporate web sites for job listings
    • Review local newspapers or classifieds
    • Contact Headhunters and placement agencies
    • Attend on-site career fairs
    • Participate in online newsgroups and chat forums
    • Contact the desired employer directly.

    A hard look at common job search methods will expose many of the reasons why job seekers are not getting the results they desire. Continue Reading