The current economy has many people looking for a job. There are more people vying for the position that you want. You will have to make sure that you do everything that is necessary to get a media job. You will have to be creative and think outside of the box. You need to make yourself stand out and appear head and shoulders above everyone else. If you can do this then your potential employer will clamor to hire you.Make sure that you frequent any job boards and forums that are related to media jobs. People will generally discuss anything relevant and many also provide tips and pointers in this field. Any new trends that occur will usually happen where others talk about them.Make sure that you watch the news for current events. Sometimes the news will be information in your job search. They may provide a new story about a company that just announced they are moving their headquarters to your area. They might be hiring. If so you should go to your local library and look up and find out where the exact location will be and who some the executive level contact names are. You should be able to connect with them to find out if they are hiring at their company. You can get a head start on any job openings that they will have.Headhunters are always good sources of job leads. They will not charge you with any fees as employers will be the ones responsible for the payment if they hire you. Many headhunters might also critique your resume and you can even ask them what the current hiring trends are.Career fairs are also good sources of media job leads. You might feel that it is a waste of your time, but even if you get one lead from it then it will be a plus. The person that has the most job leads wins in the job search game.Social media sites can no longer be ignored. Many times companies are now listing job positions on facebook. They might also want to see if you have a presence on the site as well. You want to make sure that you have anything relevant here that will get you hired and remove anything that will make them immediately toss out your resume’. Remove any embarrassing pictures, music, or other irrelevant information.Your new media job can be found in 2010. You simply have to make sure that your resume’ is current, your interviewing skills are decent and that you have an ample number of job leads. Though it may be daunting and you might even get frustrated you need to be vigilant. Your job is out there. You simply need to find it. If you stay tuned to the news, sign up at any job boards and forums, sign up with a headhunter specializing in media jobs, attend career fairs, and make sure you have accounts at all the social media sites you should find a new media job in 2010.
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