Thursday, July 16, 2009

Job Hunt 101: Who is hiring in your town?

Jobs 101: Who is hiring in Tampa?

A version of this article specific to job searching in Tampa can be found by clicking the link above which will take you to the Examiner web site where I wrote on workplace issues.

Help for your job search

Check out these sites to find out who is hiring today in your city is a job aggregration site that collects job postings from all over the internet and makes them searchable in one place. Indeed is a similar site and currently lists 20,776 open positions near my home in Tampa. Both of these sites are searchable by zip code, location, job type and cover positions nationally.

LinkUp is a site that searches for job posting directly off the career sites for comanies that are hiring and aggregates them and makes them searchable.

Snagajob is a job site that focuses on positions that pay on an hourly basis. if you are searching for an hourly job, you can find listings for restaurants, retail and other service sector positions here.

Jobing is a web site that focuses on job listings for a certain metropolitan area. This site will provide leads to many job postings in most major cities.

Dice is focused on job listings in the technical area. Check it out if you are seeking a job in a technical company.

TwitterJobSearch utilizes the popular real time microblogging service to provide searchable job lisitings that have been advertised there. JobShouts and Tweetmyjob are other sites that utilize twitter to provide leads on jobs. You can also try sites like juju, Bing, or Google.

Be imaginative and persistent. You hard work will pay off eventually. Good luck!

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