There are mainly three ways to search a job. First you can look for advertisements in newspapers and apply for the job. Second, you can contact recruitment agents and online job portals. Third is for college students; they can appear in campus interviews and get selected for the jobs. There are many emerging fields which offer exciting and promising career prospectus. For example, BPO (business process outsourcing), KPO (knowledge process outsourcing), tele-callers, financial advisors for stock market, mutual funds and insurance and information technology. All these fields offer attractive perks over other conventional jobs like clerks and accountants. Contacts are often helpful also in getting jobs.
Although, its importance has reduced a lot in recent years, because now you have more number of jobs available. However, if you are looking for a job in a particular field and in a specific company, contacts can help in being considered for that job.
There are also jobs which mostly prefer males and females. Males prefer jobs that require some travelling, as youngsters like to travel and learn practical lessons of life while, females prefer office jobs like receptionist, computer operator, telephone operator, tele-caller, secretary etc. In short, females select jobs in which they can sit in the office and work, because they do not feel comfortable in doing jobs that require physical work and travelling.
It is also essential for every employee to update their regularly about job, market, competitors, products, management innovations and techniques. Regular updation makes the employee competent and adaptive, which is vital for their career growth. It is believed that companies which do not innovate and change with time, lag back in competition and slowly their products start vanishing from the market.
This is equally true for employees also. Working patterns has been seen tremendous change in all aspects in recent time. First, working hours are increased. Second, work place and styles are altered. Now employees use technological equipments like computers, scanners, internet, overhead projectors etc while in the past most workers used to work with a lot of papers and other stationary. So it is important that people should aware from these new technologies that they should get jobs easily.