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Prepare for the Job Search

Now that you have identified your interests, skills, and goals, and targeted the area for your job search, it’s time to develop a strategy to develop a Job Search Action Plan. This includes writing a resume, understanding the importance of networking, and using social media in your job search.

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Job Search Tip for Success:

Instead of just applying for the posted job opening, one of the best strategies to finding a job is to first figure out where you want to work. Target that company or industry and then contact the hiring manager. Also, many employers' career pages invite visitors to fill out candidate profiles, describing their background, jobs of interest, salary requirements, and other preferences.

Source: CareerBuilder.com: Top 10 Online Job Search Tips