Feb 20, 2019 - 04:28 PM
You can find a job by searching for a job online, either through a Google search, or through a job board like Indeed or Monster. Also, network for jobs with friends and colleagues via a professional social network like LinkedIn. But first: Decide on the job you want, and the industry and geographic location you want to work in.
You need to do research on the job that will be right for you, as well as the industry that will be right for you. Also, you need to do research on the geographic location(s) you want to work in. Will the job you want pay the salary you will need to live in a particular geographic location? These are the types of questions you need to ask yourself.
You won't have answers to all of the big questions like the one above, but getting answers to some will help you know where to begin. Once you have answered some key initial questions, begin to think about companies that you would like to work at, or with. Then, begin to search online for jobs that fit your criteria. You can look for jobs directly on company websites, or you can search for jobs on large job boards, like the previously mentioned Indeed and Monster, as well as Glassdoor. And again, consider using LinkedIn to network for a job.
When you are ready to apply for a job, you will need to know how to write a resume and how to write a cover letter. Or, you can use a resume builder and cover letter builder to create both documents (in very little time). In today’s world you will most likely be applying for jobs online. If you have a friend who works at a company where you want to work (and there’s an available job), reach out to that friend and ask if they would be willing to act as a reference for you.
Looking for a job can often times feel like a full-time job. Buckle up, stay positive, earn how to interview and focus on finding a job that will bring you both professional and personal fulfillment, as well as the income you need to live.