We've long been told technology is intended to simplify our lives. While this may be true in some instances, in others it is most definitely not! Job searching provides a perfect example of this apparent contradiction. In general, technology has made the search part of job search easier. Those seeking a change in their employment circumstances
Once upon a time, conducting a job search was relatively straightforward: You'd ask friends and acquaintances if they knew of any openings, peruse the Classified Ads section of the local newspaper, and send resumes along with a nice cover letter. It was even permissible, if not advisable, to follow up with a telephone call. No longer.
Technological advances have made job searching online part and parcel of any serious effort to find or change employment. In fact, it's hard to imagine a job search being very effective without some social media/social networking site (SNS) component. Maximizing the tools available for use on the Internet will significantly increase your chances of job
What exactly is meant by the phrase internet-ready resume? If you are confused by the many different types of resumes required for an internet job search -- email resumes, scannable resumes, keyword resumes, text resumes, ASCII resumes, PDF resumes, Word resumes, and traditional resumes--you definitely aren't alone! Using the internet in your job search is
// // I frequently talk to potential clients who tell me they have been conducting a job search for X months without any success, or that they have sent out X number of resumes with virtually no response. When I press for more details, almost invariably, I hear stories about resumes posted in online resume
// // A few years ago, while researching in prep for launching our own LinkedIn profile development service, I came across a great list of 20 ways to use LinkedIn productively. I just reread the list and it is still just as relevant today as it was then. LinkedIn is an amazing tool for checking