Best way to look for a marketing position?
I recently got married, but my contractor position is set to expire soon, so I'm scrambling to find a new job. Can you offer any suggestions on how I can more effectively look for a marketing job in the San Jose area? I usually apply online (HotJobs, etc.), but that doesn't seem to be very effective. I've also thought about going through an employment agency, but I don't know how effective they are. I have a few years of marketing experience, so I'm at that 'tweener stage: not entry-level, but not management level either.
Asked By: TVP - 11/9/2006
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Try Craigslist. I found my dream job on this site and was just hired. I had little success with HotJobs, Aol or careerbuilder. Also try sending resumes out to companies that may not be hiring. You never know when a position opens up so be the first in line. Good luck. I hope you find a great job soon!
Answered By: cheri - 11/9/2006
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