Once you have completed you education and are qualified to take up a job, the first thing that you will have to do is create a resume. There are various online sites on which you can apply for job. Job hunting can be very difficult if you have no idea about what is your focus or area you want to apply in. So first, figure out your area of focus and ask yourself what kind of job do you see yourself doing. Employers are now posting and recruiting for jobs from online portals. Almost 93% of all recruiters are using social media for recruitment. Social media and networking has taken over so much that recruiters these days that recruiters are already aware of the people they would want to take up just by looking at their Linked in profiles or Facebook profiles. If you are not familiar with social media you might lose out on a lot of job opportunities because recruiters cannot find you for jobs that you might be looking for. Everything is done online and everything is posted online. It is important to keep up with times. Recruiters sometimes prefer looking online because there is more variety and many more people to choose from. Online job hunting is helpful because it saves your money and time and the recruiter get a more all round perspective of the candidate unlike the tradition of just solely being judged on the basis of an interview. An online portfolio website is a great way to display your work to potential employers.
Online Job hunting can also open up a lot of networking opportunities. It is a useful skill to search, build, utilize and maintain these networks. Sometimes you might end up directly end up connecting to industry professionals who might be able to back you up in your job hunt or provide you with a job themselves. Never be afraid to join professional organizations and build your virtual networks. The secret to success with social media is to make sure that all information is up to date and jotted down in a professional way. Once you begin searching for jobs online, try to make sure you are noticed by constantly being active on all your profiles and updating them from time to time. If you put up your resume, someone, somewhere is bound to see it. Keep making an attempt and you will see results soon enough.