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How to Find a Job Fast

Advice and Tips for Finding a Job


Need to find a job?  Here's how to find a job fast, including how to find full-time, part-time, work at home, and summer jobs, the top job boards, the best job search engines, how to use your connections to job search, how to ace the interview, how to follow up, and more advice on how to find a job.

How to Find a Job

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How to find a job, including where to find job listings, networking, using a recruiter, how to fast track your job search, 10 steps to find a new job fast, and more advice on where and how to find a job.

Find an Entry Level Job

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Are you getting ready to graduate from college, or are you a recent recent grad ready to settle into that first serious job? Here's how to get going on an entry level job search, including where to look for jobs, how to use your college career office, how to write an entry level resume and more job search tips for entry level job seekers.

Find a Part Time Job

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Part-time jobs are available for teens, college students, moms, retirees, and anyone seeking to earn extra money. Employers often prefer to hire part-time workers since they typically don't have to provide benefits.  Here are suggestions for how to get started on a part-time job search.

Find a Summer Job

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How to find a summer job, including tips for job hunting, where to find job postings, summer camp jobs, working papers, how to apply, and more summer job resources.

Find a Job for Teens

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Information for teens on how to find a job, where to get working papers, where teens can work, the hours teens can work, what to wear for an interview, and how to obtain references when you haven't worked before.

Find a Work at Home Job

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Finding work at home employment isn't easy. Here's how to find work at home employment, research work at home opportunities to make sure they are legitimate and avoid scams.

Start a Job Search

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What's the best way to start a job search?   One of the best ways to start searching for a job is to take one step at a time. If your resume needs writing, or editing, begin with that - before you even look at a job listing. Work on a draft of a cover letter you can customize for the jobs you apply for. Here's how to get your job hunt off to a good start.

Find Job Listings

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Check job search engine sites, job banks, company web sites, networking sites, niche job sites, and sites listed by type of job. Consider working with a recruiter to maximize your opportunities.  Here are the best sites for finding job listings.

Use a Job Search Engine

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Use a job search engine to find jobs by using keywords that match your interests and the location where you want to work. Narrowing your search criteria will help you focus your job search and will give you more relevant job listings to review and less non-relevant job listings to weed through.

Find Contacts to Help

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It's not only who you know personally who can help. It's also who the people you know can refer you to. Those people may be able to assist you, as well. How do you find connections at companies? It's actually simple and easy to search online to find contacts at your companies of interest. Here's how.

Build a Personal Brand

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Create profiles on LinkedIn, Facebook, and VisualCV. A strong personal brand that portrays you in a professional light will provide recruiters, employers, and contacts with a strong positive impression of you as a candidate they should be interested in.

Ace the Interview

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Research the company before you go for the interview, dress appropriately, practice answering and asking interview questions, and make a concerted effort to impress the interviewer with your skills, experience, confidence, and expertise. In addition, don't forget to send a thank you note after the interview.  Here's how to ace a job interview.

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