Learn how to find positions that aren’t listed on job boards:
When you’re looking for a job, it’s easy to become focused on job boards and search engines and forget about other ways to find open positions. This kind of tunnel vision can mean missing out on the hidden job market—unadvertised job openings that are accessible only to those who look beyond what they can find online.
For a variety of reasons, you won’t find every open job during an internet search. Companies may advertise some positions internally before posting them to the public, or they may choose to rely on employee referrals to fill open roles. Your dream job may also be something that’s still evolving. If you sit back and wait for it to appear on a job search site, you may miss out on the chance to be part of building something new.
Your best bet when you are job searching is to cast a wide net and build a proactive job search strategy. Here are some ways to find unadvertised job openings. Read the full article on The Balance Careers.