How to find a job in the Grand Erie Region

Updated: Oct 16


We will help highlight the 3 best ways to find jobs online and offline, and give you some additional tips to help you find a job. We will also talk about how to respond to jobs advertised online, stay safe in your job search and we show you how to find a job without wasting time and without having to apply to job fairs. Start by adding your recent experience and skills to your resume and LinkedIn profile. If you are actively applying for jobs, update them and keep them informed. [Sources: 3, 10, 12]

Depending on the industry it may be important to create a website or online resume with the aim of tempting the employer to contact you. If you still do not seem to find a good option, make sure you don't rush and find a job immediately. A legitimate job advertisement usually contains a detailed description of the job and how to apply. Once you have completed your research, visit the company's website and search for links that say "Jobs," "Career" or "Opportunities." This method is the sure fire way to find jobs online if you follow these steps and do your research. [Sources: 3, 7, 12, 15]

Many jobs have an "Apply to Glassdoor" or “indeed” button, which allows you to apply for a job with just a few clicks. This transforms the results page of thousands of jobs into fewer than a dozen, many of them with a link to the company's website and your online resume. [Sources: 2, 14]

Discover your earning potential by looking for a specific job title or location and see what kind of salary the job warrants. The estimated salary range included in job advertisements will help you find out immediately what you could get if you apply for the job. [Sources: 14, 17]

Instead of searching different websites, you can use a search engine like Google, Bing, Yahoo or other popular search engines. You can also use career websites that publish job vacancies, such as CareerBuilder.com, LinkedIn, and other job boards like Indeed.ca . [Sources: 11, 12]

Some employers do not hire anyone who does not have the right qualifications, such as a bachelor, master or even a doctorate. If you cannot find a job because you need to go back to school or improve your skills, you should find online resources to acquire the skills you need. Some job advertisements can be cleared by scrubbing others before you find them, as well as some of the obscure ones. [Sources: 4, 6, 16]

Search online for jobs and employers, use federal and local government resources, read about job search techniques, and find employment opportunities in your area. [Sources: 6]

While job search engines are an easy way to find a variety of job ads, you may want to take advantage of more specific websites, depending on your needs. Job search sites that focus on a particular industry or profession can be a useful tool to narrow down your search. Find the right job search site that is best for you, but you might be surprised how many jobs are not advertised anywhere else. Search for resources in your city and find jobs in the region you are looking for. [Sources: 0, 4, 5, 12]

An example of such a resource is the Skills2Advance Manufacturing and Training program which offers 6 weeks of online training certifications for forklift/reach truck and a job searching and placement assistance in the Grand Erie Region (Brantford-Brant, Norfolk, Haldimand, Six Nations and New Credit)

It helps with training and job search providing the best use of your time.

Sources:

[0]: https://www.roberthalf.com/blog/job-market/10-best-job-search-websites

[1]: https://www.topresume.com/career-advice/how-to-find-a-job-fast

[2]: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/finding-a-job/how-to-find-the-best-jobs-for-you

[3]: https://careersidekick.com/best-ways-find-jobs/

[4]: https://zety.com/blog/best-job-search-sites

[5]: https://www.zipjob.com/blog/how-to-look-for-jobs/

[6]: https://www.americasjobexchange.com/career-advice/finding-a-job-in-a-recession

[7]: https://www.denverlibrary.org/find-job-guide

[8]: https://usponsorme.com/en/us-jobs/

[9]: https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/how-to-find-perfect-job-1216

[10]: https://www.cashay.com/how-to-find-a-job-and-network-in-a-tough-economy-160816453.html

[11]: https://www.investopedia.com/financial-edge/0711/9-different-ways-to-find-a-new-job.aspx

[12]: https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/jobsearchandnetworking/find-a-job-online/1/

[13]: https://www.savethestudent.org/student-jobs/top-10-smarter-ways-to-find-a-job.html

[14]: https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/how-to-find-a-job-in-72-hours/

[15]: https://www.themuse.com/advice/5-ways-to-find-jobs-without-using-a-job-board

[16]: https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/what-to-do-when-you-cant-find-a-job/

[17]: https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-find-a-job-with-linkedin

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