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How to find a job in Houston

To find a job in Houston, do your research, network, and apply for jobs online and in person. You can start with ZipRecruiter and Glassdoor. Everyone who wants to find a job in Houston needs to look for a job in Houston. You can look for recruitment agencies in Houston. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Houston.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Houston. Texas citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme to come to Houston without a job offer. Read more below on how to find a job in Houston.

All websites linked in this article are in English. Use Google Translate or any other translation app if you need to.

First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to get a job in Houston

You can find a job in Houston by searching online for job opportunities in Houston. You can find a job either with a company or a recruitment agency.

Texas citizens and residents do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.

Job websites in Houston

To find a job, try using search engines like Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, or Yandex. For example, try to search “Construction worker in Houston” or “Nanny in Houston,” and don’t just stick to the first few pages of the results.

Try different job websites until you find what you’re looking for. You can also look for organizations that may have job openings, like “Retail in Houston” or “Mall in Houston.”

Many job websites can help you find work in Houston.  Some of them are focused on specific professions and industries.

Search for a job on these popular job websites below:

ZipRecruiter

Glassdoor

Jobs2Careers

Indeed

Lensa

Salary.com

Flexjobs

JobList

Jooble

Snagjob

Getwork

Idealistis 

Dice

Craigslist

Bazar Club

Texas Work Force

Simply Hired

Work in Texas

gov.texas.gov

Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Houston

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Houston. I found these groups talking about jobs in Houston. You can look for more.

Jobs In TEXAS!!

Houston Jobs – All Positions & Skill Levels in Texas

Houston Jobs & Who’s Hiring

Jobs in Houston, Texas

JOBS IN NORTH HOUSTON

HOUSTON | JOBS

Jobs In Houston, Tx

Houston Hiring Local Jobs

Work In Houston – Houston Area Job Network

Recruitment agencies in Houston

Google Maps, Baidu Maps, Naver Maps, 2GIS, or any other map app can help you find employers near you or abroad.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Houston” on Google Maps or any other map app. There, you can find a list of relevant agencies you can contact. If you are not in Houston, search your area for local recruitment agencies. They can help you find a job in Houston.


Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Houston

To find a job in Houston, speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Houston. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone to help you. Ask around and find opportunities among your contacts.  Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “factory near Houston.”

Walk around anywhere in Houston for possible jobs

If you are somewhere in Houston, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Houston.” You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.

Read more:

How to find a job in Texas

How to find a job in the USA

How to file for unemployment in Texas

Companies That Sponsor H1B Visas


Sources:  Similarweb 

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