Recruiters. Many employers use them, rely on them, depend on them to source the best available candidates for job openings. Of course, those seeking career advancement count on recruiters as well to offer job opportunities that are rarely, if ever, made public via the usual channels (e.g, newspaper/magazine advertisements, Craigslist, job boards, etc.). Recruiters are
Internet Job Searching
"It's a small world". A simple phrase the reflects the reality of life in the age of the Internet and social media. In fact, the proliferation of social networking sites (SNS) has essentially rendered geography meaningless when it comes to information gathering and distribution, communication, even seeking employment. For many people, distance in no longer a function of location
Job hunting. If you're sincerely looking for another job, you know how much work it is. And if you don't currently have a job, job hunting is itself a full-time job, one that requires time, diligence, and the effective use of all tools at your disposal. Tools such as your personal and professional networks, resumes
Do you Tweet? If not, maybe you should, especially if you are trying to find a new job. Perhaps it would be misleading to say that as a job searcher you MUST be on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or other social and business networking sites. But, assuming that you use social media in appropriate and professional
Have you Googled yourself lately? If you are in the process of job search, you might want to check your online image and review the search results that recruiters will see if they search you online. In this slideshow, learn why your online identity is so important to your job search.
Small and large businesses alike find that searching Google is a fast and free tool to check their job candidates. Did you know that in surveys, more than 70% of employers have stated that they have ruled out a job candidate because of something negative they found online? It is important for you to view
Social media can help a lot with your job searching, especially with online networking and generating leads and referrals for job opportunities. The infographic below provides tips for online networking during your job search.
The development and popularity of social media has transformed the way we communicate, how we gather and disseminate information (whether personal or professional), the way in which we share our opinions, and the method by which we brand ourselves. Yes, brand. We disclose what we think, expose what is important to us, essentially lay bare who
In today's almost staggeringly competitive marketplace, job seekers (or, for that matter, any professionals who care about their careers) should seek every tool available to market themselves. Make no mistake, creating, promoting, and maintaining a personal brand identity is as much a part of marketing as any product or service advertising campaign. If you're unable or unwilling to maintain a
Small business owners find Google search a fast free tool to check their job candidates. Most large businesses now require a search for the same reasons. Moreover, the Google search links to your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profiles (and more), so if you are involved in a job search, you need to see your social media
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.
The Internet has significantly altered the job search landscape. Easy online availability of information about industries, professions and companies have created a very small world, essentially rendering physical distance irrelevant when it comes to looking for employment. // Whorush: 9 sites by this AdSense ID // Now, someone in Los Angeles can not only find about a job opening in
Conventional business wisdom holds that without a comprehensive online strategy, your business is like a shark that stops swimming: It sinks slowly and lifelessly to the bottom of the sea. Online presence is critical to commercial success. Interestingly, the same can be said for your job search. If you don't engage in online networking (e.g.,
Social networking can no longer be thought of as just a way to stay connected to friends and family. Social networking has evolved from posting pictures and connecting to people from your past to posting resumes and professional information as a method of connecting to your future. What originally began as informal electronic interaction is
Once upon a time, a job search was governed by the same rule that applied to the sale of real estate: It was all about "location, location, location." If you weren't where a job was, you weren't likely to get it because you probably didn't even know about it. Today, however, location matters very little.
It's almost impossible to search for employment or change jobs without conducting an online job search. In fact, it's now pretty much a given that you can't find work in today's labor market if you don't use the tools the internet provides. As you know, life often requires that you have to take the bad with