So you are seeking a job. Have you used all the alternative methods for finding your right job? if you think you have, take a look at this article How to Get Hired for potential methods of getting hired. Our focus today in this article is about job boards. Why should a job seeker use this tool? well essentially for 5 reasons as follows:
1- Free for job seekers: job boards don’t cost you anything. As long as you are a job seeker, a job board will be more than happy to host your resume and to allow you to look through the different postings available on their site.
2- Require minimal effort: just go to the job board website (for a listing of top job boards in Lebanon, check out this article Whatâ€™s the Top Job Board in Lebanon? ), create your profile and start looking for potential positions that would suit your needs. Searching is usually a very simple task to do with title and category searching available, all being done from the luxury of sitting home.
3- Provide sense of accomplishment: When you apply to multiple jobs, you feel you have accomplished something! and actually you might have, you never know which job will be the right one until you apply and get feedback..so go ahead and do it.
4- Job Boards are #1 source of hires, after referrals: If you are going to land a job, you are most likely to get it through a job board, right after a potential referral. This statistic is according to a survey made by CareerXroads in 2011 where job boards were given a 24.9 % as sources of hires, after referrals withÂ 27.5%, and before company career site with 18.8%.
5- Employers use them heavily, especially free job boards: Most likely you will find the most recent postings per the key companies on these job boards, and they will be seeking guys like you there (for top free job boards in Lebanon, check out Whatâ€™s the Top Job Board in Lebanon?).
And finally, for more tips on getting hired, check out top 10 tips for job seekers on getting hired in 2012