7 Reasons Job Seekers Should Volunteer
USNews.com: 8.05.2014 by Arnie Fertig
When it comes to searching for a new job, almost everyone thinks about building a résumé and LinkedIn profile, networking in person and online and responding to advertised positions. Of course, these are all critical elements of your job hunt.
There is another, less obvious thing you should be doing: volunteering for an organization, group or cause in which you believe. Here’s why:
1. Volunteering can multiply your networking opportunities
2. Volunteering provides opportunities for you to use your skills and gain new ones.
3. Volunteering can help build your résumé.
4. Volunteering can defeat your sense of isolation. READ MORE !
Plus, the best websites for finding local volunteer opportunities.