Tips to find job after relocation
Moving to another place without a job is not an easy task, but if planned carefully, it can be one of the most exciting and motivating experiences in your life, in addition to that you will become more independent and gain trust in your own abilities. However, this whole process will take some preparation and careful planning to achieve success. Here are some valuable tips to get you started…
The very first step is to ensure that you have some enough money in your account after relocation to live on while looking for employment in new place. Whenever you uproot and move to a city, the costs add up automatically in moving, finding a house or apartment, furniture, storage etc. Therefore, we usually have at least three months of living expenses in the bank before we’d attempt to relocate. So, it’s necessary for you to make a budget for the first few weeks after your move.
Looking for accommodation-
The difficult part about moving to another new place is accommodation, whether you’re buying or renting. Always trying to find a place where the rent is low or you can share your place with some friends or relatives so that it’s under your budget unless most of the money will be spent on rent.
In this digital age, the internet becomes an important part of our life, so access internet services in your apartment where you can use the internet and search for positions from around the world on multiple online job sites without leaving your room. Make a profile on LinkedIn, so that you can connect with hiring companies. Email, conference calls, chat, Skype, Facetime, Twitter etc are thousands of ways to connect with a hiring manager for an interview without meeting in person.
Prepare cover letter and resume-
It is obvious that you are going to be in stressed mode during the first days of arrival. So it’s the best time to write cover letters and customizing your resume to fit the qualifications employers looking for. After some days of hard work and with the help of internet access you’ll probably have a list of prospective employers.
Arrange local number-
The easiest way to get a local employer to pay attention to your application is to ensure you have a local contact phone number. As it’s worth the extra cost and will come in handy when you are looking for job in new place
Look for some part time jobs –
Expect that you’re looking for a job in which you are interested, it will take time, till then you can look for some part time jobs or find job openings that seem far off from your field. It will help you to earn money for your expenses and you will gain some experience. You can search job through various job seeking websites like jobisite.com, gum tree etc.