Newspapers and trade publications are a long established place to find job vacancies. Although the volume of job advertisements might be much less than you will find online, these publications could still have a vacancy suited to you - especially if you are looking for work in a particular area or industry.
Local newspaper classifieds are a good source for local job vacancies. Most newspapers carry job advertisements in their classified ads section and some have dedicated employment supplements on a regular basis. If you are looking for general work you can often find something here. If you are seeking a more specialised job, you might find an industry publication more useful.
Industry and trade publications are a great source of specialist job vacancies. They can also be a great source for information about training and training providers. Often these publications are available free to people working in the niche industry the publication is servicing, so it is worth subscribing and having the publication delivered. It's also worth taking out a paid subscription if you have to, so that you can stay in touch with the latest news and changes within your chosen industry.
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