It is never an easy task to find jobs. It's a competitive world and you just have to outclass the rest. Having as being a job seeker myself, I find that it's important to compile a to-do list when you are on a mission to get a job. Although it's written according to Malaysia, the same concept pertains to any part of the world.
Here are some simple items you must take note when seeking for jobs:
Search in Jobs directory. Oahu is the place where career and recruiting links are provided to you personally for your convenience. You could either apply directly via the sites or you could contact the HR departments with the hiring companies. There are a few famous Malaysia job directories where you could count on such as Jobstreet, JobsDB Malaysia, Jen Jobs and Malaysia Central. Searching more in Google for terms for example Malaysia jobs directories, Job websites in Malaysia.
Alternatively, if you are interested to do business with the Malaysian Government, they too have a portal specially for vacancies inside the government sector. It is in reality very simple to search for employment in the Government sector. Just Google for "vacancies in Malaysia government".
Next listed will be recruitment agencies. Some job hunters do not really favour recruitment agencies because they need to pay a fee towards the agents. Sometimes it is a one-time flat rate and there are times where it is based on a sliding scale around the length of time the employee is attached to the hiring company. However, out out desperation, job hunters still end up opting to the choice. Some of the well-known recruitment agencies in Malaysia are Adecco Asia, ManPower Staffing, Kelly Services, JAC recruitment and PM Resources.
If you're an independent person and also you believe that you would want to try this all yourself, then the best solution is to manually discover the job yourself. How? Well, you could physically go to the companies and submit your applications to the Human Resources Department (but it is not very practical nowadays while rarely allowed to simply enter a business without any appointments).
Hence, electronic mail (e-mail) is your best chance. Just visit the company websites and head to "contact us" section. Usually they have career or hr emails for auction on their websites. Make sure to produce a presentable resume and email it in their mind. Wait for the good news! The rule of thumb is send Lots of applications daily. Send a minimum of 50-70 applications daily.
Lastly, a conventional way of trying to find jobs is still well worth the try. A lot of companies STILL advertise job vacancies about the newspaper. If you are actively needing jobs, purchase newspapers every single day and dive in to the jobs or classified sections.