Quiz: What's The Best Way to Job Hunt?

Last Updated Dec 4, 2009 8:37 AM EST

SCENARIO: Your employer of five years just had massive layoffs. You've been laid off and you need a new job. More importantly, you want the right job. What's the best way to ensure that you land a great job?

Here are your choices:

  • Mail out plenty of resumes. The resume blitz is the tried and true way to find a job. You spent the time writing a great one; let 'em see it!
  • Register on the job boards. These boards expose your experience to millions of companies, so you're sure to find a good match!
  • Write a business proposal. Show that prospective employer what you can do -- propose they expand their business... by hiring you!
  • Network with former co-workers. They know who you are and what you can do, so your former co-workers can help find the right job!
  • Check the classifieds. Your local newspaper feature local companies that are hiring today, so finding a good job should be easy!
  • Create an online social network. Get active on Facebook and LinkedIn, post in forums and start a blog. Get visible to find hidden opportunities!

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