I'm getting back into job hunt mode again as I'm looking for a change from my current position. I've been out of it for a while (~2 years) so I'm just wondering - are places like Indeed, Eluta and LinkedIn etc. still the best places to apply on? Or are there any other websites I can also look at?
Also, what is the consensus on an applicant cold-approaching a recruiter on LinkedIn and asking them details of a position and seeing if there's any availability instead of actually submitting an application? Or is that something that's better to do through an informational interview with someone from the department?