The internet has forever altered — and widened — the job-search process, but the basic guidelines for landing work remain very much the same. So let’s review:
1. You can’t find something if you don’t know what you’re looking for. So before starting any job hunt, you need a clear idea of what you want to do, where you want to do it and whom you want to do it for. It will take research, soul-searching and perhaps the help of a mentor or career coach, but being able to target your job search will save you time in the long run.
2. Don’t limit your job hunt to filling out online applications. While it makes you feel as if you’re doing something, it’s rarely cost effective in terms of time and energy. Aim to spend most of your day on real-world efforts. Yes, this means networking and perhaps even cold calling. READ MORE AT THE SEATTLE TIMES