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Hiring How-tos: Starting the job search

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Aug 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 19:18:35-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The job search can be pretty intimidating, but it's all about the preparation,Cathy Lanzalaco Career Coach and Owner of Inspire Careers said. .

Ways to start the job search:
-Identify your goals-- write them down and what you want to accomplish
-Get your tools ready

  • Resume
  • Coverletter
  • References

-List of accomplishments to start thinking about the value you will add to that company -Where to search

  • Not just online
  • Call companies and look at their websites

-Network!

  • Talk to people that has the job you want or works at a company you are thinking of
  • Make connections

Lanzalaco says having a comprehensive job search where you are looking at different companies on different platforms will help make the process more successful.