The most successful job and internship seekers use a variety of job searching paths. They start the process early, focus their pursuits, and develop plans.
Here are ways to find great jobs.
Niche job boards, such as the one on the Pathways to Aviation website (powered by JSfirm.com), are maintained by professional associations, recruiting companies, and local business agencies. These are valuable because they feature positions aligning with career interests and geographical locations.
Megasites can be helpful as clearinghouses for jobs of all types. Glassdoor, Monster, Indeed, CareerBuilder are sites widely used by job-seekers. It’s good to visit these websites frequently, since opportunities are added daily. Before you impulsively apply for positions, be sure to ask about our sure-fire tip.
Research potential employers to target and pursue jobs. You’re encouraged to develop a comprehensive list of all potential employers and record notes for each. Start with contact information, available jobs, locations, and your personal impressions.
Networking is the most valuable strategy in finding employment opportunities. Establishing genuine relationships should be a continual process you utilize from this point forward. Similar to the list employers list, be sure to track all relationships you create. Use an excel file and your LinkedIn account to track and maintain communication with each person.