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Vol. 17, Issue 16 - Week of April 16, 2018

Use these strategies to find your next jobAbridged: Investopedia

NEW YORK, NY -- Networking: The majority of job vacancies are never advertised, often referred to as the "hidden job market." To land these jobs, work with recruiters or find another way to get a foot in the door. Referrals: Referrals may get you an invitation to apply for a position without actually searching for a new a job. Some employers offer incentives to their employees for referring a candidate to their company. Rock your network.

Job Boards and Career Websites: Often federal/state governments, and specialty sites will provide job boards and job banks that you can access. Also use job search engines or the vast number of job boards, available online. Job Fairs: Job fairs are typically targeted toward specific industries, though some job or recruitment fairs are more generalized. They will usually come with a list of the organizations that will be present. Investigate any companies that interest you, bring several copies of resumes and be ready to sell yourself.

Company Websites: If you already have your dream employer in mind, go directly to the career section of their website. Also, create a list of employers that you'd like to work for and visit their websites often. Recruitment Agencies: If you're looking for some professional help in your job search, recruitment agencies can definitely lend a hand . There are a number of employers that only hire through recruitment agencies because it helps to streamline the process of locating and interviewing candidates.

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