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How to avoid stress in job search


To find an ideal job you need time and force and it is always accompanied by stress.


Knowing some tips on how to productively search for a job will help you to avoid stress.


Consider the type of job you are going to do. It will help you to avoid wasting your time on interviewing with companies that cannot offer you the position you would like to occupy.


Think over your job location, job type, required salary and if you find position meeting your requirements, then you can start with application procedure.


Make a few copies of your CV. Make ready all necessary documents and certificates in case of prompt employment success.


You have a variety of ways to search for a job. Ways of finding employment today have changed from the way that they were ten years ago. We have more resources at our disposal and a person who really wants to, may find a job if they use them to their advantage. Below are some very effective ways to job-hunt and secure employment in this competitive world today.


1.    Make use of Internet resources. The Internet has a number of sites that list vacancies.



2.     Subscribe to a daily newspaper and use the “help wanted” section to your advantage. Use your local yellow pages to call companies and see if they are accepting applications or taking résumés. If they are, you can immediately fax them your resume or get your local employment center to do the faxing for you. (You can even take advantage of the free job related use of a telephone from local employment centers).



3.      Use a fax machine and fax resumes (by dozens) to companies that you would like to work for. Don’t get disappointed if you don’t hear back right away, just keep on faxing until you do.



4.      Use Career and Job Centers. There Job listings are regularly updated there.



5.    Fax or e-mail your resume to all the employment agencies that you find listed in your local phonebook.



6.      Register in your employment office or community job resource center. They can be invaluable when it comes to looking for a job.



7.    Go door to door (to businesses) with a briefcase full of resumes. Some employers like to see the faces behind resumes and you just may arrive at a business when there is an opening that you qualify for. (Timing is everything in some cases.)



8.     Check call-centers and telemarketing agencies. These types of businesses often have openings and the pay will hold you over until you find something more suitable.



With these tips, your job hunting will go much smoother and be more effective. You do not want to waste your or anyone else’s time. Having many effective job searching tools is a start to finding employment in the shortest time period.