Before you start looking for a job, ask yourself these questions… The answers will give you an idea of your skills and interests.
- What types of jobs interest me?
- What do I like to do?
- What am I good at?
Have a positive attitude – finding work requires having the right attitude.
Target your work search and get organized, job targeting and being organized are essential parts of a successful work search.
Check out labour market information, investigate the market.
Only 15% of work is advertised! Tap into the hidden job market by using the following work search techniques:
- Cold Calling – call an employer to see if they are hiring or to ask them if you can meet with them in person
- Networking – build a network and get connected to the right people.
- Volunteering and Internships – build skills while gaining experience