Job Search


Job hunting, job seeking, or job searching is the act of seeking or gaining employment. A job search is usually conducted due to unemployment, lay off/termination, discontent with a current position, or a desire for a better opportunity. Job searching includes making contact with potential employers by telephone, online, or in person. The best way to apply is usually indicated in a job posting. The immediate goal of a job search is usually to obtain an interview with an employer which may lead to securing a position.


In this section of Job Search ‘What to do’ and ‘What not to do,’ we will see that there are several ways to conduct a job search successfully. You may consider networking through friends, family, and professional contacts. You may also consider attending job fairs, industry events, and career workshops to meet potential employers and learn about positions that may be open and that fit your experience. Utilize the internet to assist your job search by using online job banks and company websites to research organizations and suitable opportunities. Remember to customize your resume and cover letter to fit the job description and company culture. Consider working with an employment service organization to assist you in finding job opportunities that match your skills and preferences.

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