Finding local jobs can be difficult, but knowing where to look is the first step.
There are many ways to find local jobs, but it is important to know the differences between them and what may be the best way for you to find a job.
Do your research
It is important to know if companies are hiring or not. One great way to find local jobs to is to visit local companies’ websites. Most will have a careers page that will list available jobs by department and location. Some companies even send alerts when they post new jobs. Signing up for these emails is a great way to find out when something new opens up in your area.
Use job search engines
One of the best places to find job advertisements is the internet. Some great search engines include MAXConnect, Indeed, LinkedIn and Australian JobSearch. Using these search engines you can look for local jobs in your field, and in some cases you can apply directly through that site. Click here to read more about which job search engines are the best to use.
Attend local job fairs
Sometimes cities will hold job fairs where they invite multiple companies to set up booths. These events will allow you to go and talk with representatives from companies and see if they have any job openings that may be perfect for you. Make sure you come prepared with your resume, as this is a great time to connect with potential employers and give them your contact information.
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