How To Identify The Opportunities Available

Life used to be a lot simpler when searching for a job.

For those who remember life before the internet, the go-to would be the press.
Jobs would be advertised once a week in the job supplement, one available in each city or town, or you could head over to the national newspapers again on a specific day. Now things are very different.

Now things are very different.

We live in a digital age, where there are no shortages of places to visit on your laptop or phone, and a myriad of information available to you. But how do you know where to look first?
Here are a few suggestions.

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Job Boards – To Name A Few:

  • CV Library
  • Total Jobs/Job Site
  • Reed
  • Indeed


  • Linkedin Adverts
  • Linkedin company pages and posts
  • Hiring Manager posts on the newsfeed
  • LinkedIn groups

Key steps to help you manage all this information.

  1. Set up alerts for all the job boards, and let the jobs come to you in your email inbox.
  2. Set up Google alerts for the job you are seeking.
  3. Set up LinkedIn alerts so that you know when companies you are interested in are starting to hire.
  4. On LinkedIn follow the hiring managers at the companies you want to work at
  5. Register your details with companies you are interested in working for. You will normally find a link to register with them directly on their careers page on their website.
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