Hi Ata, The jewelers that I know don’t look for employees on line.
Here are some of the things I have done when looking for new staff:
A/ I call the state Unemployment Commission and let them know what
skills I am looking for. They add that request to the ir database,
which lets ANYONE looking for a job search the database to look for
prospective employers. This costs no on e a dime. B/ I place an ad
in the nearest large city newspaper. You can go to a library in most
places and search these newspapers, or often you can search them
on-line. C/ I keep my eyes and ears open when I visit other stores,
any store, looking for good attentive sales people who smile a lot
and don’t seem confused or half-asleep. No backward baseball caps,
if you get my drift. If I like what I see I give them my card and
ask them to call me if they ever hear of someone with skills as good
as thei rs who might consider changing employment.
Generally, I have found that folks who take the time to call ME or
visit ME get my attention. Even if they just send me their resume
with an attached letter, I feel they are aggressive enough to go
after what they want. Frankly, someone loo king for just a paycheck
and benefits, doesn’t interest me much. I want to know how they will
be a GREAT addition to our business. I also NEED to know their
skill level. For instance, we make one-of-a-kind pieces, often using
unusual metals or stones. This calls for a higher skill level than is
often seen, and I need to have some way of verifying that skill
level. The person who brings in examples of their work, not
pictures, gets my attention quickly.
Also, and maybe it’s just a typo (I’m a good speller but a lousy
typist), but re-read your post and look at how you spell ed
"jewelry". When I get a resume and words pertinent to our trade are
incorrectly spelled, guess what sort of first imp ression that
makes? When you’re competing with others for the prize (a job), you
hardly ever get a second chance to make a good first impress ion.
Polish it. You gave nio clue as to what sort of employment you are
looking for, but why don’t you send ME a resume anyway…include a
complete description of previous employment, if any,
responsibilities, training, time in the profession, your goals, wh
ere you’d prefer living, etc. I know that it is popular to creat
one-page resumes today, but ignore that.
Jewelry Design Studio