Looking for a new job? Feeling in a rut and need a change?
Whatever your reason for changing jobs, it has never been
easier than now. Online employment agencies have helped
thousands if not millions of people from all walks of life
find the jobs that they wanted. Like their non cyber
counterparts, online employment agencies act as a liaison
between prospective employers and you the job hunter.
Just make a search for “employment agencies” in Google,
Yahoo or any search engine you like and you will find
thousands if not millions of links pointing to sites where
you can search for jobs abroad. In this brief article I will
mention just three of them.
Jobsabroad.com is one of those online employment agencies
that list jobs on a worldwide basis. Here you can find a job
in virtually any country in the world for both long and
short term contracts. They also list openings for volunteer
workers on many charitable projects. In addition they offer
valuable information concerning travelling, visas and
Try hot.jobs.yahoo.com. Whilst this site does not
specifically deal with international vacancies, it does
provide access to Yahoo groups that do. Using the website
will require a Yahoo.com account sign up for free and email
account thrown in.
Then there is monster.com which as its name suggests is a
monster of an employment agency. But don’t worry, its a
friendly monster! They offer job searches in many countries
and also have sites that a specific to particular countries.
For example Canada is covered by monster.ca and Britain by
Submitting your resume to any of these sites is simple.
Following approval they will place it in their database
which is searchable by employers looking for employees. If
your resume is chosen by an employer then the employment
agency will then contact you.
Obviously you can apply directly for any job that is posted
on the website. Just submit a resume and covering letter as
well and the agency will do the rest.
As with everything online, be careful when submitting your
details. It has been found that quite a few sites posing as
online employment agencies are in fact fronts for criminals
engaging in identity theft.