The recession had an impact on unemployment rates everywhere. Take the UK for an example: according to a study last year, the BBC News website shows unemployment rates rose faster all across the United Kingdom since the 1980’s as a result of the 2008 recession. As of January 2010 the average unemployment rate in the United Kingdom was at 7.8%. A bit of an improvement, said to be contributed by a fair number of people starting to work part time. The United States is at an average high of 10.4% across the country and Canada as of February 2010 is at 8.2%. With many countries showing economy improvements there are many people trying to get back on their feet. You could be a business recovering from the recession seeking employees or an individual wanting to search and advertise jobs. Here are a few ideas of what a person can do when looking to search and advertise jobs in the UK, United States, Canada or anywhere.
- Local Business Bulletin Boards — If you live in a smaller community putting up advertisements at local business bulletin boards about what type of position you need filled or what your area of expertise can be a great free way to search and advertise jobs. All of us who live in towns know how quickly word can spread.
- Newspapers — There are of course the traditional methods to search and advertise jobs, like newspapers. Looking through classifieds can give you an idea of what the immediate employment and career needs are in your area.
- Internet — When looking to search and advertise jobs, let’s not forget the abilities the internet truly does have for us. The communicating and advertising abilities the internet provides for us are extremely advantageous for everyone. Many of the newspaper listings are available online as well as The many online sites that assist people in finding a job, or a help a business attract an employee. The internet is especially a valuable tool when it comes to advertising for businesses wether it be that you are looking for employees or as a means of advertising your business. Making your product or service online makes it available to as many people as possible, helping you ‘recession proof’ your business.
- Working From Home — Due to the recession many people that are looking to search and advertise jobs in the UK along with the rest of the world have had their lives changed drastically in a short period of time. Many still struggle finding a job regardless of decreased unemployment rates. This has caused many people to investigate available jobs that allow one to work from home as well as online opportunities as a way to generate income. This is another avenue to explore if you are searching for a occupation. Despite the scams that are out there, there are legitimate online home business opportunities that can help one who is looking to search and advertise jobs.
With the economy improving I wish you success on your way as you seek to search and advertise jobs wherever you are.