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The Job Search

The Job Search

The job-hunting process can be a long and tiring process, but it is important to remember there are many options and many different routes you can take to find a job that will suit you.
  1. Directly contacting places you’d like to work can be great too. Although it is time-consuming, you can get a direct answer if the place is hiring rather than applying and never hearing back.
  2. Workforce Centers provide you with a range of employment and education programs that can help you find a job and prepare you for the working world.
  3. Job Boards can be found at high school counseling centers, recreation centers, and universities, and are a great place to get started.
  4. Networking is done through word-of-mouth and is oftentimes the best way to get job leads. Spread the word that you are looking for a job, and sometimes the right opportunity might find you.
  5. Store windows typically have a help wanted sign in the front when they are hiring. Keep an eye out for these posters.
  6. Newspapers typically have job ads. Look through your local newspaper and find ads that have the phone number of the business and give them a call.
  7. Job fairs are also a beneficial option that will let you meet the employer and get to know the business. Bring your resume and be confident.