Job searching should consist of various job searching methods.  One mistake a job seeker makes is limiting their job search to one method, such as online job boards.  With the many job searching methods available, you will increase your chances of finding a job if you use a variety of methods.  Job searching methods can include:  classified ads, online job boards, online job search engines, professional & social networking groups (online and offline), school placement offices, recruiters and staffing companies, company career links, state employment service offices, labor unions, personal contacts, and job fairs.