You’ll find as you search for a part-time job, there is very little you can control. However, you do have the power to regulate your role in the process. The best way to get a handle on your part-time job search is to stay organized, focused and optimistic. Here’s how you can stay on top of it all:
1. Get your resume and cover letter ready.
As it turns out, there is one crucial step you must make in the job search before the actual “job search” ever enters the picture. You need to create a resume and cover letter. Fortunately, Fastweb has everything you need to optimize both:
• First Part-Time Job Resume Sample
• First Part-Time Job Cover Letter Sample
Fastweb also has the job search giant, Monster, to help power its arsenal of part-time job help and resources. From Fastweb, you can utilize Monster’s Free Resume Assessment, which offers feedback on your resume within two business days. With the assessment, you’ll be able to see both the strengths and weaknesses of your resume and apply changes.
2. Streamline the job search.
It can be overwhelming to search for a part-time job online, but Fastweb makes it easy. Just like our scholarship matching technology, we are able to take the information that you provided in your Fastweb profile and find part-time jobs based on your location, interests and skills. Once your profile is complete, you’ll be able to see a complete list of part-time jobs for which you qualify.
3. Organize jobs that are of interest to you.
Fastweb can also help keep your job search organized. The matches list enables you to take action on certain jobs. For example, if you’re not interested in a certain opportunity, you can indicate “Not interested,” which will remove the job from your matches list. If you apply to a job, you can denote that as well on your matches and keep track of which jobs you’ve applied to through Fastweb.
The part-time job search can be overwhelming at times; and if it’s your first time seriously searching for a job, it can be difficult to find a great place to start. Fortunately, Fastweb has the tools and resources to make the job search more organized, and therefore, less stressful and intimidating.