While you might have gotten used to discovering a great variety of life-hacking tips on this site, today we decided to change the pace and teach you something useful for your job search needs. We know a lot of you out there are either actively looking for a job at the moment, or are dissatisfied with your pay check, work companions, or bosses and are looking for alternatives. While most people will simply go online or buy the Sunday newspaper and search for jobs then apply for them, there are quite a few tips and tricks that can prove to be extremely helpful when it comes to simplifying the search.

Use Social Media To Your Best Professional Interest

While most of us are holding on to our social media profile for personal interest only, there are quite a few successful people who are suing their social media networking abilities to learn all about the latest job openings and career opportunities, courses and anything else job related. As long as you can create a relevant profile that looks and sounds compelling and professional, you will be pleased to see the results. Make sure to include your job history, but never go back more than 20 years. Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or LinkedIn all make for excellent places to try your luck in. a profile that can tell a potential future employer what your accomplishments and strengths are will undoubtedly make a powerful impact when looking for jobs in Northern Cape.

Learn How To Actively Search For Jobs Online

Since everything else we do seems to be connected to the internet one way or the other, why not take your job search on the interweb? One way to do it is to send your resume to the email addresses of the companies you are most interested in; while they might not be currently offering any job openings, they will save you in their potential candidates' database and give you a call in case they do happen to need your services. If hiring managers will consider you possess special abilities and strengths that could bring a huge positive contribution to their business, you might be even getting a call inviting you to an interview despite of the lack of any current openings.

Another approach is to sign up on a specialized job search site and upload a top-notch resume that interested employees can look at. So unexpected job offerings could be coming your way on sites like Zigo. You can also manually browse the job categories you are interested in or search for a specific job title, company name, or city/location of the position you are interested in. The secret is to create customized job resumes that will prove to employers that you are the right person for the job and that you were also willing to take your time to pay attention to all the details in their job ad. This will immediately help them filter your resume in just a few seconds and decide whether they will call you for a further phase of the hiring process or not.

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.