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Your Two Cents: How Did You Find Your Job?


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4peachMoney 4peachMoney 8 years
I'm freelance so when I want more clients, I go "head hunting"--I research whatever companies are in my niche, then waltz in and flash my million-dollar smile. I LOVE MY JOB!
Frosti Frosti 8 years
This time, I tried almost all ways to post my resume, but no one replies,too bad!
Linny Linny 8 years
I went to the AIA (American Institute of Architects) website, looked up all the registered architects in my area and went to their websites and sent in my resume whether they wanted it or not.
chatondeneige chatondeneige 8 years
At my previous job, I was old fashioned and looked at the newspaper. At the one before that, I had a friend who worked there who recommended me for the position.
gemsera gemsera 8 years
As I've just moved countries, I found my job through a network of about 15 recruiters, and everyday I'd ring them and see what was happening, and apply for all the new jobs on the online boards. I ended up being offered two roles, both the same pay at the same company (one was a contractor to this companny) and the contractor paid more! LOL so I went with them.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
Networking and going to Bar events (that's the legal Bar, not a bar bar ;)) when I was a judicial law clerk (a job I found, btw, through a former co worker!). Networking is the way to go :)
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
Word of mouth. I would get recommended by other people in the industry who knew and worked with me.
aylee aylee 8 years
megmarmor megmarmor 8 years
Alumni career fair.
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
I'm with Jude C and fluer fairy! I LOVE craigslist! That's how I found this job.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
Love my Craigslist! I've found jobs many ways, though--walking in and asking for one, getting headhunted, Monster.Com.
millarci millarci 8 years
FYI, I mean my first job out of college. ;)
millarci millarci 8 years
When I was applying for my first job, I sent over 70 resumes out by mail, about 30 by e-mail, and a few by fax. I went online and got a list of places under 'graphic design' or some type of design. I also looked for advertising agencies as well. One of the 70 resumes I mailed ended up being pick up by my current employer.
imcs imcs 8 years
i was searching and also had my resume posted on sites... a recruiter contacted me and bingo! i wasn't looking for this job, i was looking for something more corporate... but i am working in my dream office with a wonderful team - we are more like a family than colleagues :-)
Liss1 Liss1 8 years
A former co-worker needed an admin assistant and thought of me. I didn't even have to interview, she just called and offered me the job.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years ---I was a freak that would scroll through about 30 job boards and company websites daily when I was unemployed. My goal was to really search but to carefully apply to at least 25 jobs a day. Sometimes it was harder and then sometimes I would just luck up and find a posting on my city job board.
bplane bplane 8 years
amygem amygem 8 years
Sent in my resume even though no open position was advertised, and was lucky enough to be hired.
lawchick lawchick 8 years
neither of my post-law school jobs were advertised, now that I think about it. I got one from having interned there previously (a spot opened up and they just gave it to me and didn't interview anyone else). The other a friend told me about. No one else was interviewed for it, either.
SDTransplant SDTransplant 8 years
I also started out as a temp and after three months, the work never ended and kept increasing actually so they asked me to stay on full-time.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
my current job i found by submitting my resume to the company's website - but i do have a few recruiters who are always sending me open positions in the hopes that there's something great out there.
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Through my Aunt. So basically it was who I knew. :)
javsmav javsmav 8 years
my firm's website
valancyjane valancyjane 8 years
I replied to a newspaper ad a year before I got hired; they kept my materials on file and called me when they had an opening.
bigestivediscuit bigestivediscuit 8 years
Connections. ;) My boss at my previous job helped me a lot. The position I applied for (I've since been promoted) wasn't advertised.
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