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. One of our key themes is to managing your time and effort is CareerAlley’s Four Legs of Job Search (Recruiters, Job Search Sites, Social Networks and Company Career Sites). Indeed.com – Simple interface, lots of jobs.

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Self-Google or Doom Your Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

What I typically find is a very meager online footprint, with very little social networking. They’ll almost always have a LinkedIn profile and, unless that person shares a name with others, LinkedIn will be the number one search result on the page, and it will be associated with the person I’m about to speak with. Beyond LinkedIn, they will rarely have any social media presence. I generally only search the first page of results for my initial chat.

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6 Great Smartphone Apps for Job Search

Career Alley

According to an infographic on Beyond.com ( The Online Job Search Goes Mobile ), 77% of Job Seekers Use Mobile Job Search Apps. That is a huge number, and if you are in the 23% category (those not using mobile job search apps), you are at a serious disadvantage. Those who apply to jobs first have the best chance at an interview (assuming you are qualified). Sounds good, but which Android job search apps should you use?

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Social Media and Your Job Search

Jennifer Anthony

This means that the next time you apply for a job or look for a new client, the odds are nearly 50/50 that the person whom you need to impress will look you up on Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or Twitter. The listed items of impropriety include inappropriate photos, references to using drugs (including alcohol), trashing previous employers, and sharing confidential information from their old jobs. But I’m not looking for a job,” you might be thinking.

DECISION TIME! The shoe dropped, you are now in JOB SEARCH mode

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 12 The Art of Job Search – Recruiters » DECISION TIME! Whether this just happened or you have been in the job search mode for awhile, you need to be thinking ahead. You should still stay ahead in your job search and be thinking ahead.

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What Job Boards are Most Useful for Applicants?

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re looking for a new job, so the best place to turn is to the biggest and most popular job posting sites, right? Employers don’t always turn to the major job posting sites. It pays to know what type of employer is likely to post on what job sites. When it comes to general job searching, Monster , Careerbuilder , and Indeed definitely run the game. Indeed is the most all inclusive job posting board. Specialized Job Boards.

Top 10 Android Apps for Your Job Search and Personal Branding

The Undercover Recruiter

On this blog we recently featured a brilliant post which highlighted iPhone apps that aid job seekers out there, this post highlights apps for the competing Android operating system! Job seekers need every bit of help they can get to navigate today's difficult job market. A modern-day search for employment involves a lot more than just scanning the job boards and submitting a resume. Job Search by Indeed.com. Monster Job Search.

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Reputations Matter When Searching for a Job

Career Alley

So, what if you are looking for a new job and you spend a fair amount of time online? As many job hunters find out over time, it just takes one wrong posting on the Internet, be it a comment, image or video, and they are left out when it comes to interviews and getting the desired job. With more and more businesses preaching company culture these days, it should not come as a surprise to job applicants that their online reputations do in fact matter.

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Are Your Online Job Applications Being Dumped Before Any Human Ever Reviews Them?

Career Alley

Applying for a job online means that your application is entered into a database of applications, sometimes called the automated applicant tracking system, or the online application repository. Think about it—how many online job applications have you submitted without hearing back from the company that you submitted to? Your online job application is sorted and processed by the automated systems. Locate jobs that are matched closely to your skills and abilities.

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WHY THE 2ND EDITION of Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 2.0?

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Mike on RecruitingBlogs.com - The Social Network For Recruiting and HR Professionals lee steve on The Recruiters Lounge » Top 20 Common Interview Questions and Answers David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on How to get a job in a recession TypePad Profile Get updates on my activity.

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20 Must Read Career Blogs for the Young Job Seeker ResumeBear makes the List

Resume Bear

Finding the right job opportunity is hard enough but it’s only half the battle. The below blogs offer more advice than any young job seeker would ever need. If you’re searching for a job or simply looking to grow where you are take some time to follow and read these great sites. Corn on the Job. Rich DeMatteo, AKA Corn on the Job, is a globally recognized Career Expert, Gen Y Career Coach, and Social Media Marketer. One Day One Job.

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The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

There are many career-related blogs that provide helpful information by seasoned professionals, recruiters, authors, career experts, and those who want to share their own job search experiences. To jumpstart your search, we’ve compiled 50 of the best job-hunting blogs out there. Whether you have been laid off, still have a job, or have decided to pursue a different career, there is something for everyone here. The Top Five Job-Hunting Blogs.

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Blogging4Jobs Listed as Top Career Website by Forbes

Workology

The list includes the usual job search suspects including job boards like Monster, Dice, and CareerBuilder; job aggregators like Indeed, LinkUp, and SimplyHired; social media search tools like Tweet My Jobs ( read our review of TMJ) ; and the ever-popular LinkedIn. Personally, I call LinkedIn the marijuana of social media. Job Search best career site best career sites 2012 forbes best top 75 career websites

2012 119

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

Jennifer Anthony

Whereas having a marketable resume is extremely important, a fantastic resume by itself won’t get you a job. It also helps jog a person’s memory about any previous jobs you may have discussed with them in the past. Carry it around with you Whenever you walk into a job fair, networking event , or even lunch with a colleague, you should have several printed copies of your resume with you. A rock-solid resume is essential to any successful job search.

2010 116

How to Get a Job Past the Age of 50

The Undercover Recruiter

It wasn’t just about finding a job. It was about finding a job I wanted. Preparing myself to compete in a tight job market required me to take stock of the factors that were motivating me to action. While you may feel you deserve every dollar that you made , you need to understand that if your goal is to earn “not a penny less” in your next job, you may be searching for a job for a long time. 2) Maintain your professional networks. By: U.S.

2013 82

The Evolution of Recruiting, from the Dinosaur Days to the New Social Era

Resume Bear

haha) We did use a couple of fledgling online resume databases, attend job fairs and post to online newsgroups (remember those?) Late 90′s – Mid 2000′s = The Job Board Era. Recruiters embraced this new technology, posting jobs on Monster, MonsterTrak (remember that one for college recruiting?), CareerBuilder, niche sites, local yokels, mom-and-pop sites, etc. 2010 – Onward = The Social Recruiting Era.

2011 190

Mobile Recruiting: There’s an App for That!

Workology

A recent study by Simply Hired revealed that 70 percent of job seekers are using their mobile phones to find jobs. In addition, forward thinking companies are leveraging mobile apps to hire the best people , build their brand and enable candidates and employees to talk about their experiences on social networks. Mobile apps make searching for a job easier. Apps to Build Professional Network & Personal Brand.

2014 111

5 Social Media Tools to Disrupt the Job Application Process

Competitive Resumes

An online job application is yesterday’s tool. Today’s modern job search is about standing out, and not complying with old processes where you appear as one of the crowd. To succeed, you have to disrupt the normal flow of internal job referrals, perform and get noticed showing social proof through your online presence, and offer value extending beyond a pay scale can measure. The job application quandary. Using social networks is similar to team sports.

Reputations Should Never Be Left to Chance

Resume Bear

In the event you find yourself job hunting, was one of those resolutions to check out your online footprints? Whether you find yourself looking to change jobs or just find a position to begin with, there are some things you need to focus on, especially when it comes to what your online activities say about you. Quite frankly, even one online comment or image could cost you a job with this or that employer. What were some of your New Year’s resolutions coming into 2013?

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Job Boards

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Mike on RecruitingBlogs.com - The Social Network For Recruiting and HR Professionals lee steve on The Recruiters Lounge » Top 20 Common Interview Questions and Answers David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on How to get a job in a recession TypePad Profile Get updates on my activity.

Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Cover Letter Tips Coping With a Job You Hate » Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers Posted by Teena Rose, resumes and cover letters to give you the advantage. As career professionals, we write articles, we blog, and we consult clients on the changing job-search landscape.

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HireCentrix Forum :: Topic: Fantastic Recruiting and Job Hunt tools.

HireCentrix

Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. HCX Jobs. Search. Index Recent Topics New Topic Forum Rules Search Help. Fantastic Recruiting and Job Hunt tools for Firefox. TOPIC: Fantastic Recruiting and Job Hunt tools for Firefox. Fantastic Recruiting and Job Hunt tools for Firefox. Honestly.com SocialLink :: AA recruiting and hiring tool for researching and reaching out to candidates across social networks. Be our Friend.

Twitter Tweep Tweet Retweet… Huh??

Resume Bear

CareerBuilder’s The Work Buzz , etc. are some of my faves because I tweet about technology, social networking, recruiting, careers, etc. Social media should be just that – social. I have lists of techies, social media aficionados, recruiters/career advice folks, San Diego tweeps, etc. Don’t be a one-note / spammer / advertiser / job blaster. I was a job blaster only and I had very few followers.

Is a Video Resume a Good Idea? | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

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