Job Search Skills - Where to Search

Once, you are ready with your job search kit, which includes your resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if required), then the next strategy is to search for the vacancy of your interest.

Where To Search

where to Search?

There are various sources where you can get the job vacancies; important of them are −

Newspaper Classified & Supplements

Every newspaper has a classified section for jobs. Some newspapers have supplements in which vacancies for jobs are advertised. Such supplements are usually published once a week. Find the day and follow up.

Employment News

Employment news is a weekly/fortnightly/monthly job newspaper. It gives details of all sorts of job vacancies including public/government and private sector jobs.


There are dozens of job portal websites on the Internet these days; all you need to do is create your profile on some of the popular job portal websites, browse through the jobs, apply and keep your eyes on the email inbox.

Social Networking Sites

You can build compelling profiles on various social media websites to look for a job of your choice. Earlier, only LinkedIn was thought to be the obvious place to connect for jobs; however, recently this kind of platform is also provided by Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Friend’s Reference

Let friends know that you are hunting for a job. Ask them to let you know if there is any compatible opening in their company.

Make a List of Relevant Companies

Prepare a list of all relevant companies where you think you can fit. Browse through their career section on the website and see if there is any vacancy of your interest.


Contact consultancy agencies and other job support groups with your updated resume.

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