Finding the right job, the best job that matches the job seeker’s skills, goals and interest requires really detailed research. How should a job seeker start with their research? What are the top methods to utilize the resources available on the internet for a job search? When should the worker leave the websites and social media alone and focus on trying to get meetings in person with HR people and company leaders? This program offers answers to these questions and more, offering guidance on how to use job search engines and other websites to find companies of interest and look for career opportunities. The program also delves into print media, networking, recruitment agencies, auditing skills and more. Interviews are included and there are real life examples included as well. A part of the series Job Search Success (15 minutes).
Segments in this video include:
New developments in the labour market (03:10) – The product, economy, and evolving technology will change the types of jobs that are available.
The career journey- matching skills, interest and work (03:33) – Looking for jobs and researching them is a progressive experience that includes all of the different stages of the job seeker’s life. The seeker should know his or her interests and top skills.
The internet and job research (03:19) – The internet can be used to find information about jobs, job websites, preparation tips, industries, and market trends. It is a great tool for global careers.
Networking and auditing skills (04:00) – There are several resources available for a job seeker.
Networking is crucial. A skills audit can help the job seeker focus their research.