Tips for using a Job site to find employment

Submitted by rashmijsr on Wed, 2011-02-02 14:10
Job Site

Need a job ? Apply through job site. Gone are the days when candidates used to rush with their CV from one company to another looking for job. Now a days things have been made very easy. A job seeker can apply for job just at the click of a button. There are many job sites running online like monster.com, naukri.com, ebharatjobs.com – for experienced professionals and simplyfreshers.com – for freshers. These job sites can be accessed by any candidate from anywhere. They should have a well prepared CV to apply directly through the website. Candidates have to register on the job site and then apply for the desired job.

Job seekers can save searches for the type of job they like. Sign up to receive daily alerts. They can apply for job directly to the company and receive mail in their inbox, fix time and give interviews. They can apply for jobs according to their own preferences and not depend on any consultancy for forwarding their application to a particular company.

Job site is a big boon to the employers. They don't need to spend a lot on offline advertisement. They can sign up and post their jobs online and get applications for the particular job. Many job sites comes with lucrative package to attract employers. This in turn lead to lots of job posting on the website and the job seekers get benefited.

A candidate has to keep his CV updated. Job seeker has to keep in mind that the resume should be prepared in a professional manner and it should not look unprofessional. An employer will be attracted to a candidate whose resume gains credibility. The projects should be be clearly mentioned and some projects which shows a candidates leadership skills should be added. An employer always looks for that extra edge in a candidate,Extra qualities of team work and leadership skills. A candidate should take part in all types of extra curricular activities other than their normal study like Campus Ambassador program of Google or SimplyFreshers.com.
These type of programs improves communication skills and broadens outlook of a candidate.

Modify a CV according to the need of job. A candidate can modify their CV when applying for different types of job highlighting only those areas which will attract attention of the employer. This increases visibility and chances of receiving an interview call.

A candidate can apply for overseas companies too which was not possible before. These companies keep looking for a particular expertise. They can apply online and receive call for interviews. The employer can take the interview through telephone or video conferencing. A candidate has to remain prepared and improve his soft skills. They should sound professional and not leave any loopholes. This increase the chances of selection.

Job site is a platform which connects the online and offline world of employment through internet and a candidate can get maximum benefit by utilizing all available resources.

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