The first week of your job search is critical in assembling resources for your job search. One of the most important things to do is utilizing Google search to check out what’s out there in respect to resources that will aid in your job search. Don’t worry about not being too specific or even being a bit disorganized–this process is simply culling information. You can review and organize your resources as you continue your job search.

Start on Google

Get things started by googling ‘job search tips.’ Google will give you the most relevant search results. It will more than likely give you results that are related to your geographic area. You can also try out other search strings to find out what results you can get.

Career Resource Centres

As already discussed in earlier articles, your local career resource centre has many great resources to aid in your job search. They have books, magazine, special reference books, seminars, workshops, internal job boards, career coaches, job developers, events and access to special career websites. It is an amazing place to get some great information on both your job search and career direction. Be sure to find out all the useful resources they have!

Social Media

Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest are 3 great social media resources for any or all job seekers. Many non-profit organizations that help with job search etc are found there. You will also find a lot of amazing information on LinkedIn as well as connecting with many job seekers and professionals.

Check out Blogs

There are some very help blogs when it comes to delivering great info on career development and job search. Try finding them via Google search.

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