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Conducting a long distance job search can be challenging indeed. We have compiled a list of 7 considerations to help you get your long distance job search right the first time. 

7 Tips To Speed Your Long Distance Job Search

In summary, our best tips for looking for a job long distance:

  1. Use the internet to learn about possible openings in the geographic location in which you hope to land a job.
  2. Edit your resume so it isn’t obvious you are seeking a job in a location where you don’t currently live.
  3. Research and target companies proactively.
  4. Make sure to read local newspapers and local news sites on the internet.
  5. Plan a trip to the area and set up informational interviews, to help expand your local network. Leverage your LinkedIn connections to meet other people in the area.
  6. Consider temporary or consulting work to make your move sooner rather than later.
  7. Be familiar with the cost of living in the area to help you with your salary negotiations.