Finding a new job can be a simple or a tedious process - it all depends on how you approach it!
According to a recent Monster poll across job seekers in the Philippines, people approach their job search in many different ways, but some methods are more successful than others:
Despite there being multiple avenues to find your next job, the majority of candidates said they rely most on job sites locally - and for good reason!
On Monster Philippines, there are thousands of jobs available across all industries and occupations, and spanning various levels of seniority. Beyond that, job search sites also offer some insightful ways to pinpoint and target exactly what you want - so you can find just what you’re looking for as your next step.
Here are a couple of tips to ensure you’re making the most out of job search sites like Monster Philippines:Use job search functions and filtersIt’s easy to narrow down your job search by using certain refinements or filters for things like job title, experience, industry and skills. Some sites, such as Monster.com.ph, allow you to go a step further and sort available jobs by Walk-ins - i.e. no need to send off a CV and wait for a call back! - or things like jobs for women.
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Use professional networking for jobsUse the functions for networking to connect with recruiters and get to know them!
Set up your profile on Monster and you can follow recruiters, and they can follow you back. This means you will be notified when a relevant job pops up and you can connect to the recruiter with the insight straight away. Make use of Career ServicesTo help boost your job search even further, take advantage of online tools like the Right Resume and Resume Highlighter to construct your best CV and ensure it is put in front of the right recruiters and employers.
Want more advice like this? Check out Monster Philippines’ Career Centre for job search tips and tricks.