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
After we've created a resume for a client at Distinctive Documents, some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive are regarding ASCII resumes and how to use them. If you conduct any of your job search on the Internet, ASCII-formatted resumes are critically important tools. You should always have two up-to-date versions of