How To Search Jobs Online
Searching jobs in the earlier days were a big hassle. You either needed references or recommendations or go personally to the organization and hand over your CV. But those days are long gone. The internet brings the world to your home. Job searches are so easy that now you know which organizations have vacant positions, what position is vacant, the Job description, salary paid, benefits, office hours, the recruiter anything and everything just by browsing jobs online.
Some of the popular job portals in the US are below
- The Wall Street Journal
The above is a list combined from the article “The 10 Best Websites for Your Career”.
Now that we have identified the various websites that will help you find a job and have a career, let’s see how to go about looking for jobs in these websites. The one common factor in all these job portals is you have to build your professional profile. Each job portals will ask you to build a profile which is more like CV building. It is not necessary to build your profile first as these job portals usually let you search for jobs without registering or signing up. But if you are looking to apply for the job you find, you need to have a professional profile on the job portal.
How to search jobs that suits me?
Firstly identify your skill set. If you are interested and have the skill set to work in a particular area, for example, “Interior designing”; then go ahead and type the word “Interior designing” in the search tab provided. Then type the location in which you are looking for an interior designing job. You could either type City, State or Zip code. Now press enter and the job portal will come up with the search result of all the vacant position in that particular location you mentioned.
Now if you want a more scrutinized result, there is an option “Advanced search”. Click on advanced search and it will open a different page where you have to choose your experience level, salary level, location radius (search jobs within 25 miles radius) and many such options. Once you choose the option it will give better and concise results in accordance with the options you entered.
This holds good for almost all the job portals. Once you identify a vacant position that you are interested in, go ahead and click on the link. It will have all details regarding the job like roles and responsibilities, qualifications required for the position, salary, benefits, job location and the like.
If you decide to apply for the job, you will have to build your professional profile on the job portal which is very easy. You just have to register yourself or Sign up which is free. The job portal will ask you various questions with regard to your career and you have to type in the answer. This becomes your Profile. Then finally you will have to upload your CV or Resume. Once you do this, the job portal will let you apply for jobs.
It is a very simple step which will pave way for your dream career if you have the right qualification and the right attitude.
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Happy job hunting!