High Paying Jobs online– If you are looking for a high paying job, Craigslist is a great place to search for one. This article will provide you with information on how to find jobs on Craigslist and how to apply for jobs.
Craigslist, being one of the most popular sites for classified ads and lots of job listings is also known for scams due to the fact that job postings are done anonymously, making it difficult to know who is hiring, so you have to be very careful when searching for a job on Craigslist.
How to Find Jobs on Craigslist
The easiest way to find jobs on Craigslist is to visit the site of the city or state where you are interested in looking for jobs.
You will see a directory of sites on the right side of the original Craigslist page, or you can go directly to the list of Craigslist Cities on www.geo.craigslist.org. Remember that not all cities have a dedicated site, so if you don’t see your city, use the state site.
Once you have reached the location you desire, run a keyword search by either clicking on the type of job or click on “Jobs”.
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How to Apply for a Job on Craigslist
It is quite easy to apply for a job on Craigslist. Start by clicking on your preferred location from the Craigslist main page and then click on the jobs tab.
You will see a keyword search box and a list of job categories to filter listings. You can input skills you would like to use, certifications, the software you know or specific job titles in the search box to narrow your listings. You can also search by either keyword, job category or both.
Once you identify a job listing of interest, you can apply by clicking on the Reply button above the listing. You can then select an email option to apply.
The options include Use Default Email which opens a new email message in your email client with the “To” and “Subject” lines filled in. There will be a link to the job posting included, as well.
Another option is to Reply Using Webmail. Click on one of the options to send a message from your webmail account:
2. Yahoo Mail
3. Hotmail or Live Mail
4. AOL Mail
Or you can send an email message from scratch. Select Copy and paste into your email: and paste the email address listed (for example; firstname.lastname@example.org) into the “To” section of your email program. Be sure to fill in the “Subject” of the message.
How to Post your Cover Letter and Resume
You can use your email message as a cover letter and attach your resume to the message unless you are given other instructions like applying online at the employer’s site.
Be careful when including your resume to avoid being scammed; do not include any identifying contact information except your email, preferably not your main email address. Consider setting up a different email address to use for your job search.
To post your resume, click on your preferred location on the main page, on the upper left-hand side of the page, click on the link to post classifieds and select the posting option, resume/job wanted.
On the next page, you will need to list a preferred job title and location and then paste a copy of your resume. When you click on continue, you will be notified that you will receive an email instructing you on how to review and publish your posting.