6 Niche Job Boards to Find Your Next Job

Workology

I am not normally a fan of job boards because I gravitate towards networking and relationship building to find opportunities of any kind. However, the fact remains that there are times when you may need to use a job board in your search.

Questions to Ask when Networking

Careers Done Write

When you meet someone new who could potentially point you in the right direction toward a new job or opportunity, you have to ask the right questions to maximize your time and the value of the meeting. Networking meetings are a critical complement to a thorough job search.

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HR Technology Trendspotting: What’s Coming in 2014 #recruittrends

Workology

What trend do you see as #1 in 2014? I’m no Nostradamus, here’s my sneak peek at what’s going to happen in 2014. 2014 in HR Technology: 3 Sure Bets for the Year Ahead. What do you expect in HR Technology in 2014? Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

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How to Network Your Way Into a Great-Fit Executive Job

Executive Career Brand

You’ll probably have to do a lot of networking to find and land your next gig. So, get your head out of the job boards and stop wasting so much time sending your resume out in response to online job postings. How to Build Your Executive Network.

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5 Reasons Why Job Boards Aren’t As Effective Anymore

Career Realism

At one time, job boards were the way to go for job seekers. It’s where you could post your resume for employers and recruiters to view, and apply to job openings. Related: Reactive Vs. Proactive Job Search Strategies. How To Job Search While You’re Still Employed.

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Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. Loose connections will say, “Oh, I heard about that developer job (or tester job or project manager job or engineering job or whatever job) in that company last week.

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6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

So many Job Search Boards, so little time. With the vast number of job search resources available on the Internet, it’s very easy to lose focus and spend all of your time using one type of resource. Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs. jobs by.

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How to Leverage Alumni Networking on LinkedIn to Find a Job

Career Rocketeer

If you are frustrated searching job boards, sending resumes into black holes, and not getting responses from prospective employees, what I call “The Alumni Networking Solution” will help you. I have personally used The Alumni Networking Solution to [.].

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Job Search Trap: I Can Network Only By Computer

Hiring Technical People

I gave a talk at a networking group recently about Manage Your Job Search. They only got one point for applying for a job. They got 15 points for going on an informational interview, and 15 points for networking at an event. Meeting people, in person, is key to a successful job search. Loose connections will say, “Oh, I heard about that developer job (or tester job or project manager job or engineering job or whatever job) in that company last week.

2014 100

Can You Avoid the Executive Resume Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Vortex?

Executive Career Brand

If you’ve read any of my posts about personal branding and executive job search, you already know that merely updating your resume with recent accomplishments and contributions isn’t enough to help you rise above the competition in job search. Copyright, 2014, Meg Guiseppi.

2014 211

8 Networking Groups You Should Join

Career Realism

Everyone should know by now that networking is the best way to find a job. Related: 10 Common Networking Mistakes To Avoid. Unfortunately, people do not know how to network (one day I will probably write a short book on how to do it). Networking networking groups

2014 114

What’s Missing During the Job Search? Mutual Respect

The Undercover Recruiter

By now, most job seekers know some of the ways to apply for jobs. Conventional job boards like Monster, Dice and CareerBuilder , and job aggregators like Indeed and Simply Hired are a start as are corporate careers websites and using LinkedIn.

2014 113

Transitioning Military Leaders: Differentiate Yourself in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

My answers to her spot-on questions — including links to other posts I’ve written — form the basis of a solid roadmap for successful job search. Why is it so vital for senior executives to use social media as part of their executive job search? Networking is the best way to land a job.

WARNING! Don’t Write Your Resume for an Applicant Tracking System

The Undercover Recruiter

Business Cover Letter Tips CV Tips Job Search Resume Tips ATS Career HR managers Job Board job seekers Networking personal referrals resume tips search engine One of the fun parts (for me at least) about being a career coach is seeing some of the terrible advice that other people are giving out. Right now, the one of the big fads among career “experts” who completely miss the point is to talk about how to beat Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), those […].

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How to Find Hidden Jobs with an Easy Google Search

The Undercover Recruiter

The majority of jobs are now available online to jobseekers everywhere. Employers and recruitment agencies spend a sizeable portion of their budget advertising on job boards and social networks to make sure job seekers find out about their vacancies.

2014 114

3 Great Ways To Numb Your Networking Anxiety

JobMob

Networking: the introvert’s guide to getting extroverts’ results. In today’s ‘world of work’, there are a few truths that can leave those of us who tend to fall towards the ‘introvert’ end of things with growing levels of networking anxiety.

2014 101

Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

The cost of social recruiting is minimal (compared to posting on job boards) and opens them to a much larger pool of potential candidates. There’s a lot more going on at LinkedIn – social branding, networking, curating content, etc.

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Searching for My One True Job: Why Job Searches Should Mirror Online Dating Expectations

The Undercover Recruiter

But according to the numerous job sites I’ve signed up for, this is who I am. Well I’ve got something to say job sites: you don’t know me ! Job searching is important – it is your future after all. So why do we settle with the job offers that pile into our inboxes?

2014 113

Don’t Overlook LinkedIn Company Pages for Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Once you’ve determined which companies you’re targeting for your job search, you’ll need to research each one for various information: Services and/or products. Job openings. Among the myriad of places to conduct your research (Hoovers, Glassdoor, job boards, company websites, etc.), This positions you as a “known commodity”, above the sea of job hunters who are unknown to them. Finding a Job in the “Hidden” Job Market.

2014 158

Digital Job Hunting: Three Do’s, Three Don’ts

Career Alley

Over the past decade, the job search process has morphed into something we never could have predicted at the start of the century. Day by day, the paper job application is eroding further into the past. Google is great, and can lead you to some of the most popular job boards on the web.

2014 219

7 Ways to Avoid the Black Hole of Online Job Applications

Workology

Go online and find thousands and thousands of jobs or internship postings. The listings are on job boards, search engines as well as company websites. You read the job descriptions and requirements. Your contacts will then point you to jobs to apply for.

2014 165

7 Deadly Sins of Executive Resume Writing

Executive Career Brand

If your executive resume isn’t doing its job landing you interviews, and you know it doesn’t present you well, it may need an intervention. If your only job search efforts have been posting your resume to job boards, there may be nothing wrong with your resume.

Planning for Your Job Search – Lesson 1

Career Alley

A friend of mine (let’s call him Phil) just started his job search and he asked me to review his resume. or any other aspect of his job search other than his resume. Your first thought is to apply to as many jobs as possible and to send you resume to everyone you know.

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Do I Really Need a Cover Letter for My Executive Resume?

Executive Career Brand

But it’s been more than 5 years since you were in a job search. If you’re mostly responding to job board postings, you probably don’t need a cover letter. the vast majority of jobs come through networking your way into your target companies, NOT from job boards.

Thousands of Jobs if You Know Where to Look

Career Alley

Although the unemployment rate has improved over the last few years, there still appears to be a shortage of jobs for those who want to work (or get a new job). I say “appears” because there are jobs out there (if you know where to look and have the right skills).

2014 217

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Your resume is your most important job search document, review and revise often.

2014 213

While Healthcare Jobs Take a Hit, Sales Reps are in Demand

Career Alley

Industry insiders were shocked, therefore, when the BLS reported healthcare suffered a 6,000 job hit in December 2013 and January 2014 after a decade of steady growth. At least one corner of the industry did not suffer from this dip in jobs: medical sales. Network selectively.

2014 180

Keep Up The Job Search Wherever You Are

Career Alley

A dedicated job search takes eight hours a day , writes Career Cast. Get out, change the scenery, find a comfortable place and continue your job hunt with these recommended apps. Searching For The Ideal Job. Check on newly added jobs since your last search. Jobs by.

2014 225

Spring Clean your Career

Ms. Career Girl

Do you enjoy your job? Join an organization and attend their networking events, training sessions, and free seminars. Online Job Boards: Job boards are a great resource for those who don’t know what they want. Featured Job Search Productivity uncategorized

2014 185

[Blogging4Jobs Exclusive] 76% of Job Seekers Prefer to Apply Through Career Site

Workology

Potentialpark’s latest research demonstrates not only the growing prevalence of mobile devices in job search and information-gathering activities, but also the increasing importance of targeted guidance and advice for job seekers at the early stages of their career.

2014 169

How To Beat The Odds During the Job Search

The Undercover Recruiter

Applying to hundreds of jobs online isn’t the best solution for landing an interview or job. Less than 50% of hires come from job boards: Finding a job online and applying is relatively painless, or less painful than networking, so that might explain why so many […].

2014 114

Planning Your Career Re-Entry After a Divorce

Careers Done Write

As a result of divorce, some previously stay-at-home spouses or full-time parents find themselves needing to work in a full-time job outside the home. These are interviews in which you do not ask for a job. Of all the methods, the most fruitful method is networking!

2014 158

5 Hot Careers in Technology

Career Alley

But the median national salary is $93,350 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the job market is growing at 22%, much faster than average. They are support staff within an organization and focus on network components, infrastructure and ensuring systems integrity.

15 Tips for Improving Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job search is a challenging process, but certainly not a difficult one. Job search is much the same. Following is a list of tips to help you improve your job search and focus on what is important. Kickstart Your Job Search. How to Build a Job Search – Company Research.

2014 190

The Pre-Application Stage: Attracting the Best Talent #hrbasics

Workology

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new practitioner, learn about the basics of your job. Every employee can be an excellent brand ambassador providing their message is humanizing and they steer clear from robotic reproduction of job roles.

2014 152

People Analytics: Cracking the Big Data #BigDataHR

Workology

Join us April 10th 2014 at 3pm to talk Big Data on Twitter using the hashtag #BigDataHR and join our webinar , “What’s the Big Deal with Big Data in HR & Recruiting” on April 17th at 11a EST. Follow the week by bookmarking us ! . Job Analysis.

2014 144

5 Job Search Tips for Prospective Graduates

Career Alley

” – Theodore Roosevelt As the job market continues to struggle, the need to remain competitive remains crucial for new and prospective graduates. Students should develop a proactive strategy for their job search to gain an advantage. more – Building your network 3.

2014 158

Are We Still Yelling at Passive Talent & Expecting Results?

Workology

Or worse, are we still using our HR Tech to spit out our jobs believing automation is the social recruiting answer? link and use of hashtags on LinkedIn, the only network of the big four that doesn’t use them. But automating job postings is just noise.

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Social Media Powered HR: Are Resumes Finally Obsolete?

Workology

No need to put ads on job boards and sift through hundreds of copied-and-pasted job applications in an attempt to pick out the passionate, savvy professionals and weed out the wannabes and the pretenders.

Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading

The Undercover Recruiter

This isn’t just about re-training someone to do a different type of job as much as it is to explain how to ‘network’ – that generic term meant to explain how to find jobs besides applying online to job boards and sending up your resume hundreds of times without hearing back.

2014 113

11 concrete ways to use Twitter for networking

Blue Sky Resumes

I don’t know how many job seekers are strategically using Twitter to network and advance their job search , but I do know that it’s a very small percentage. This might not sound like an obvious networking tool, but bear with me. Looking for a Social Media job up in Boston.

2014 64

Recruiting in the Rise of the Multi-Screen #mobilerecruit

Workology

IT departments tend to be stingy, but I assure you, it’s a simple process to add to your career sites and online job postings. Your Career Site’s Google Analytics Tell a Story of Mobile Job Seeking. I hope you feel the same way about your job seeker.

2014 144

Isn’t Hiring Easy: We’re Recruiters Not Miracle Workers

Workology

Job Economy Impacts Recruiters Time to Hire. In just a few short years the jobs landscape has changed started first with the number of available and eager job seekers who are actively looking for work. While unemployment rates are decreasing, salaries have not increased to meet the current job demand. Hence the reason why habitual job hoppers are making more money up to 50% more than your steady Eddie counterparts. The Job Requirements Keep Changing.

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