If you do not want to get into a career where you will spend hours of inactivity shackled to a desk, then a job in a manual labour field is right for you. Whether you get into a career that allows you to install the most beautiful hardwood flooring throughout people’s homes or in large business buildings or you choose to pursue construction jobs to build new homes for people, these types of jobs can be very fulfilling. And because they keep you active, they can ensure that you will maintain your physical fitness rather than stagnate like others do when they get standard office jobs.
Finding manual labour jobs can be difficult, but if you know where to look on social media, you can make the task easier on yourself. Continue reading to learn more.
Use Your LinkedIn Profile
Make sure you create a profile on LinkedIn if you are seriously looking for employment in a manual labour field but you are having difficulty finding openings. Just be sure that you post a really good photo of yourself that clearly demonstrates that you are a trustworthy, clean, and professional looking individual. Then fill out your profile so that everyone will be able to see how much you have already learned and accomplished in your life thus far. Head on over to the “Jobs” option at the top of the page and perform a search for the jobs you wish to apply for.
In the meantime, you can also make connections with people in the specific industry that you wish to pursue. These could be educators that you’ve interacted with in the university you attended or people you’ve worked with in prior jobs. Anyone who can give you a possible endorsement on the site will aid you in getting hired by someone new in the field of your dreams.
Follow the “Construction Jobs” Page on Facebook
One way to keep up with some of the latest construction job openings is by going onto your Facebook account and making sure you “like” the page titled “Construction Jobs,” where page administrators, as well as followers, post job openings that may appeal to you.
Search Through Craigslist on a Regular Basis
Craigslist has become a hugely popular website that people are now using for posting job openings and applying for work. You may be surprised by how many results you get after you type in a search keyword for the field that you wish to enter in the manual labour market. Once you get the results, all you usually need to do to apply for the position is submit your application via email to the employer and then wait to hear from them. Just be sure to check the site regularly for new postings.
Social media is a great place to start if you’re looking for a job that involves manual labour, such as a position in construction or home renovations. From LinkedIn to specific pages on Facebook, you can use these sites to find the opportunities that you won’t find elsewhere.
Author Bio:-Nancy Baker, the author of this article, is a freelance blogger who is currently writing for Global Alliance, leaders in hardwood flooring in Hamilton. She takes keen interest in designing and loves listening to music in her spare time. You can also follow her on Twitter @Nancy Baker.