Job search is always a matter of trouble to find a matching job search in all aspects, whether its industry, position, age limits, salary scale, organizations, departments, locations etc which you always wished to match the criteria you have been putting in, taking into account your education, age, expected and current salary, your experiences, etc. And it becomes more difficult when you are into switching your industry and department or any other criteria.
Preparing Networking Sources for your refined and effective job search is truly recommended in the current scenario of the job markets in the presence of number of employment consultants, agents, and recruitment mediums prevailing globally in the job market.
Networking is primarily a process whereby you actually utilizes your contacts, both social and official (people you have been known at your work), whom you feel they might guide you or help you in other mean, to find you a good Job.
Here is preview of List of Network Sources that can be used along with your Resume & Job Application,
Preparing Networking Sources for a job search actually starts when initiated by compiling and then exchanging information on your relevant job industry with people in your contacts / circle. It does not mean that you get Job easily by this source but it helps you in terms of advises, gives you options, you learn to have new terms, create new connections, etc.
For instance as first step you may look for people in your contacts who are of your industry or they might be of some other industry but you feel that they are all rounder or they are well experienced, well qualified (Like we have some best people in our families as well who can discuss anything and can advise on anything, some real hero types), you think their advise might be valuable and feasible as well, people who are with good connections (personal relations), etc.
Secondly, try to meet them informally or formally, asking them for their valuable time and letting them know your purpose of meeting that is you want to inquire on few things such as their success stories, how they got the job, what helped them grow, what are their career growth factors, etc.
Developing questions to be asked are the main factors in Preparing networking sources just because answers to your questions are what will help you in determining your job search criteria, steps, process, main area of interest, your options, etc.
Nowadays, we also find web as a source of networking whereby there are number of blogs, sites and links whereby you can formally interview people, telephonic-ally, by emails, by SMS, physical meetings, etc. These all are developed with the current job market traffic and internationally skilled people requirements where employers may definitely hunt good people globally and vise versa.
There is an important note of preparing networking sources for job search is that always try to follow up with that contact who was point of inspiration and help for you when you were into networking, just a thanks call is sufficient.
Here is download link for this List of Network Sources Template,