The following tips are designed to help you acquire and use helpful information on potential employers using the Internet as part of your job search. These include:
- With the growing popularity of the Internet, a wide verity of career information has become easily accessible.
- Many online resources include job listings, résumé posting services, and information on job fairs, training, and local wages.
- Many of the resources listed elsewhere in this section have Internet sites that include valuable information on potential careers.
- Since no single source contains all information on an occupation, field, or employer, you will likely need to use a variety of sources.
- When using Internet resources, be sure that the organization is a credible, established source of information on the particular occupation.
- Individual companies may include job listings on their Web sites, and may include information about required credentials, wages and benefits, and the job’s location.
- Contact information, such as whom to call or where to send a résumé, is typically included.
- Some sources exist primarily as a Web service. These services often have information on specific jobs, and can greatly aid in the job hunting process.
- Some commercial sites offer these services, as do Federal, State, and some local governments.