Chapter 1

How to find your new job

Since I wrote the first edition of this book, the internet has permeated many aspects of our lives. It’s a playground, a shopping mall, the best library in the world and the quickest (and cheapest) way of obtaining and sending information that I know. E-commerce, the use of the internet in business, has well and truly come of age and it’s still evolving. Very soon you will be able to drive to a new town and ask your tablet or smart phone something like ‘Who needs a personnel manager in this area?’. And, hey presto, there will be a list of local vacancies! Whether we need it or not, it will soon be here.

For this reason, most of this chapter looks at the key ways of finding a job on the internet and then at the ...

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