What Every Student Needs To Know About Job Portals

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A job/ career portal are websites that provide the latest job vacancies of various professional industries. The way in which we find employment has changed and job-seekers can now find career opportunities at their own leisure and comfort.

Job portals allow job-seekers to post their application online and apply to as many vacancies which suit their skills and experiences.

The importance of job portals:

One of the biggest advantages of a job portal is that there is an endless amount of opportunities awaiting to be explored.

Job-seekers have access to a wide range of resources which increases your chance of finding employment. Most of the job portals are easily accessible, user-friendly and have features that makes it easy to find a definite career. 

The advantages of accessing job portals:

#Cost-effective and saves time:
Gone are the days where we have to physically hand in our CV’s. With a click of a button, all you have to do is submit all your documents online and await for a response. 

#Kept updated:
The job-market is constantly changing, one way of staying up-to-date with the latest trends is to create job alerts of vacancies that interest you. When a company advertises a new job you will be alerted and this way you won’t miss the opportunity to apply. 

#All information is kept confidential:
When creating your profile for a particular job portal, your information will be retained on the database and kept privately. This will be kept safe unless you grant access and share your information with future potential employers.

#Variety of opportunities:
Career portals provide a wide variety of opportunities which allows job-seekers to broaden their spectrum. This means that you have a better chance of searching for your dream job that you want to pursue wherever and however you want it. 

Therefore, applying to more than one job portal could broaden your search and allows you to constantly be updated with the current market trends. 

You can also check out all available jobs on our Jobs Portal here.


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