The internet has proven to be the most resourceful tool today for job search. Applying for a job cannot be easier. There are thousands of job sites on the net where one can post their resume and then get offers from the companies. One simply visits a job site of his choice and registers with a new username and a password. After registering with a new username, the customer simply enters his resume details in the form provided by the job site.
The form mentions personal details, educational qualifications and work experience details of the candidate. The candidate simply has to fill in all the above mentioned details on the form. Also on many job sites the candidate can upload his recent photograph. The candidate can also attach other documents along with his resume like reference letters and job experience certificates. A candidate can also attach his resume made by him in a word document. A candidate has to mention his area of expertise in the respective fields, so that when the requirement of the company meets the area of expertise of the candidate, he is immediately informed about the same through email.
When the candidate receives the job details and job profile in his inbox, he can simply check out the job requirements of the company. If the candidate is interested to work for the company, he simply clicks on the apply button and the job site will send all relevant details of the candidate including his resume to the company by email. If the company is interested, then the company will get in touch with the candidate for further tests and interviews. If the candidate is chosen, then he is required to pay a part of the first month’s salary to the job search company.
Hence we see how the system of job searches today as become simple and more efficient. The job search site acts as the middleman for the companies requiring professionals and individuals who need to apply for jobs. It matches the job profile required by the company with the candidate’s skills.
There are also numerous placement agents who undertake placement services for the candidates. These agencies have a tie up with hundreds of companies from different backgrounds. Hence the placement agencies will match the candidates required for the company with the candidate’s profile and make the candidates apply for the companies they are interested in. Off course, these placement agents also take a nominal charge for the services rendered by them. The job search market has today gained worldwide popularity and success and has become a billion dollar industry.
S. Stammberger is the editor of Job
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