Simplify Your Job Search
Some people find a targeted list of employers helpful when starting their job search. With so many different employers, some find it easier to focus efforts on specific companies and respective positions. While this strategy may work for some it can be limiting in some respects. Companies that people may frequent people’s lists could be big brands that have huge applicant pools with few slots to fill. With that, it’s not an entirely reliable strategy as it’s too focused on the company. Rather than specifically focusing on companies, searching for positions with a specific title in mind is the ideal way to approach possible employers. For instance, you could go on job board and search for a “Recruiter” role and see which companies are looking for that specific position. Some of your best options that come up may be with companies that were not even on your radar. Local firms with less brand recognition that may not have been on your employer list may be just what you are seeking.
Questions to Ask Yourself
Overall, answer these questions when creating you list of employers.
What types of positions are you suited for? Where have you gained most of your work experiences and cultivated your knowledge?
Which industries will get the most value from your skill set?
What industries, companies and products match your personal interests and passions?
Where are you willing to work, in terms of preferred cities and states?
What size of company do you want to work for, i.e., a large corporation, smaller privately-held company, mid-sized firm or start-up?
Which companies would be on your “dream employer” list?
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