Skip to main content

The Unemployed-Where to Look for Jobs

Tips for People Looking for Jobs

Are you among the unemployed who eagerly wait for daily newspaper, to sort through the many pages of job adverts after which you spend the rest of the day responding to the adverts?

You may not be aware of it, but you form part of the large number of job seekers who imagine that job vacancies only appear in the newspapers. Such people looking for jobs get disappointed after they realize that there are no jobs that fit their expectations. Out of desperation, they end up applying for jobs they do not qualify for.

Less than 5 per cent of all available job opportunities are advertised in the  mainstream media. Relying entirely on newspapers for job search, limits your options to a small number of employers who regard ads in newspapers as part of their policies and practices. With media outlets expanding, many employers are diversifying places where they post their job ads to reach more targeted people, cut costs and have a longer reach as opposed to newspaper classified ads, that reach a limited number of people for a specific period. So where else should you look for jobs?

Looking for Jobs Online

Company websites are becoming popular for job seekers to check out any available job vacancies. To the employers, the websites enable them to market themselves to the job seeking public while at the same time advertising for available opportunities. The other advantage to the employer, is the belief that anyone using websites to look for jobs is actually interested in their products and services.

As you look for a job online, start by researching the kinds of employers you have always wanted to join and then do Google search for the specific sites. Once on the website, look for a link to job or vacancy opportunities.

Other common sources of job adverts are the websites that give a pool of available opportunities. In this case, employers send their job adverts to a central place where they are grouped and posted for easy access by the unemployed. Some of these sites are designed in such a way that the employer posting adverts pays a fee yet the job seekers access the information at no costs. some of these websites are, and Relief Web. Just Google any of these and you will be directed to sites with many job opportunities.

Job recruitment companies are the other reliable source of job ads. They keep a database of professionals in various fields and use it to source for potential candidates upon request by employers who sub contract them to source for employees for a fee.

Using social contacts and networks are also becoming favorite for job seekers. Many people have group contacts lists to which they send all available job adverts. in this case, a single job ad lands in thousands of inbox's in a very short time making it cheaper and quicker way of spreading information. As you share your email address with friends either using Facebook, LinkedIn or just email, ask them to add yours in their group contacts so that you can benefit from any job forward.

While you are still looking for a job, Join Factoidz Today! and start making money. You may start it as a hobby but eventually, it maybe one of your major source of passive income.


Popular posts from this blog

How to Verify Your Land Title Deed is Genuine

Cases of forged title deeds are on the increase. Therefore, people are losing money to con men as they are taken advantage of due to their ignorance regarding land transaction matters. While thinking of owning land, it is vital to be aware of how you can verify a title deed before investing your hard earned cash.

As you plan to commit your money to buy and construct your dream home, verify that, the seller is the genuine owner, the land exists and is free from restrictions. Also be sure that you are not buying land on a road or railway reserve and above all, that the title deed is genuine.

How farmers can double their bean yield production

"As Jack slept, the beans germinated in the soil, and by morning a big beanstalk grew in their place. When Jack saw the great beanstalk, he immediately decided to climb..." This is a classic scenario of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' fairy tale. The same is true for Kenya's bean variety that climbs and spreads on sticks producing double the yield of local varieties.

Due to subdivision of land in Kenya, farmers are not able to produce enough beans to feed the 38.6 million people living in Kenya.This is mainly due to shrinking land sizes. This is the reason why high yielding varieties of beans that only need a small area to grow has been developed. These new varieties of beans require support with stakes (sticks) to climb on when they are growing.

The beans can grow up to a height of 3.5 meters. The long stems of this variety of beans enable it to produce more pods as compared to the normal bean varieties (bush bean).   With good management climbing beans can produce u…

Herbal Plants used for Alternative Medicine with no side effect

In a sad note, most indigenous informants keep herbal knowledge, especially the actual preparation methods, strictly secret. Luckily, an aged medicine man from Gatundu in Central Kenya, whose great knowledge of medicinal plants facilitated the write-up of this article.
In part one of this article, plants are grouped according to their medicinal use. According to the aged medicine man, simply boil the leaves, roots or the bark; add honey or milk or soup to sweeten the concoction. He recommends taking a glass in the morning and in the evening for preventive measures. 
He cautions on their medicinal uses which should be considered as neither preparation methods nor dosage prescription are provided. This is a topic that would require much more time and I have decided to leave it for part two of this article.
Best Herbal Plants for alternative Medicine with no side effects

I have grouped their medicinal uses in three parts which are,       Alternative medicine for preventive measuresHerbal …