February 11, 2014 10:04
Most people simply do not have the time to relax and really enjoy themselves during the day. Time is precious and that includes time spent on a job search. Here are some tips on time savers during that all important job search.
1. JOB ALERTS
Sifting through job boards like Indeed or Monster can be time consuming. Instead sign up for job alerts to automatically notify you once a job becomes available. Job distribution service ZipRecruiter offers this service to its users. Job seekers can sign up for a free account with the company and create job alerts specific to the role they are looking for.
2. APPLY VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
Many companiues have adopted the "apply with social media feature. Recruiting via social media continues to rise, so it benefits both the company and the job seeker to have this type of feature. Applying with LinkedIN is very popular and will cut down on the time it takes to fill out online applicatioions. Be certain to update your social media accounts with your latest experience when using this feature because your online profile takes the place of your resume.
3 GO MOBILE
Don't slip under the false impression that you can't find the time to search for jobs just because you cannot physically sit in front of a computer. Go mobile and apply using smartphones and devices. Many companies are optimizing their websites for mobile users. ZipRecruiter's system lets users apply on the go using a quick mobile apply form to add basic information.
Searching for a job is your job if you are not working so use your time wisely. Good luck in your job search.