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How do you job search?

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Courtesy of Free Digital Photos.net and Phasinphoto

When looking for your career job whether it is online or at a local job fair are you doing this on your own, with someone else who is searching for a job career or are you job seeking with a network?

Think about this for a moment. If you do this on your own good for you and that is a wonderful step in the right direction. What if you were to attend a job fair with another individual who is job seeking as well? You could both share in gas expenses, discuss the various employers that will be at the job fair, and also discuss points after meeting with choice employers and handing out resumes.

Now what about having that same idea in mind and meeting in a job network that everyone within the area can meet together and discuss their experiences and share thoughts on their spot interview in a brief summary over coffee. Everyone can meet at a certain time and it doesn’t have to be in person, it could be online at a special location already provided to everyone wanting to attend.

There are many ways to perform a job search the main goal is to know help is out there and the assistance can be gotten for free. You can easily obtain job searching ideas and build new ideas just by speaking to other job seekers. Don’t be afraid to help one another as job seeking is a learning experience and the more you do the better you will become. Best wishes at building your network and finding that job career!

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Pay careful attention to job ad differences

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Image courtesy of http://www.morguefiles.com

Because of the economy and persons who have medical issues there is a high need for virtual work now than ever before. The one issue that has taken place for many years prior is now beginning once again and this time it is actually gotten more intense; job scams. How this is happening is in the way job advertisements are being worded as they are becoming more advanced than ever before.

To someone aware of virtual work, also known as (aka) remote work they would be informed of what to look for when job seeking but to a person who is just beginning to job seek this can become quite frustrating very fast especially now that keywords are constantly changing and being used for new terms.

A prime example when job seeking is finding the phrase “Work at Home” written into a job advertisement discussing how that job can earn you $300 to $500 a week for example. In actuality that advertisement is not virtual employment it is a business opportunity in which whomever wants to get involved could very likely go through the following:
1 – pay to get involved with the company whether once or monthly
2 – not be paid during training period
3 – be required to pay for specific material other than their computer equipment
4 – and the list can continue…

At any rate, the fact of the matter the above phrase mentioned is something to be quite cautious of because it is frequently used by many business owners and it is taken for granted as these business owners believe they can steal money and bring others into their business rather than hire employees like true small business owners have been doing and wanting to do for rebuilding this economy.

Grant it, some people like the idea of running their own business but not all job seekers favor the idea of being pulled into a business opportunity especially for the fact they are not given the truth when reading the job advertisement. My best suggestion is to be careful when reading the documentation and ask questions if you are not sure. Never pay to get hired even if that amount is promised back to you – you are entering into a business opportunity and it is just not worth the headache.

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