Is Hiring on Craigslist A Waste of Time?


Craigslist was founded in 1999 by Craig Newmark in San Francisco. Today, Craigslist has websites in over 70 countries and in 700 areas. There are elements of Craigslist that make it an ideal place to post a job. Craigslist is reputable for attracting a good number of applicants.

Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

Craigslist. While many people think of Craigslist as a resource for finding an apartment or getting rid of old furniture, it actually can be a useful place to start a job hunt.

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10 Ways To Make Moving Organized and Meaningful

Ms. Career Girl

My daily stalking of Hot Pads , Zillow , and Craigslist paid off when I found a townhouse just south of my current spot. The post 10 Ways To Make Moving Organized and Meaningful appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. I love moving.

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Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report -


But let the (alleged) scam below be a reminder to be vigilant when looking for a job on Craigslist.

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Biography Writer Wanted (via CraigsList)

Telecommuting Journal

See the original Job Posting on CraigsList! As usual – anytime you’re responding to things on CraigsList, take a moment to review the CraigsList Scam warnings page. Writers needed for long-term project (Telecommuting okay).

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist?

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards


Here’s some news…, interestingly enough, Monster is still big and still kicking, Careerbuilder is still building, theLadders is still being climbed, there’s no gamble at Dice, and Craigslist is making Craig rich. I appreciate statistics, but… what do we really see?

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.]. The post Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

Job-Search Tool: CraigZoom

Resume to Referral

For some, the power of CraigsList is overlooked. Find out how to put CraigsList to work for you.” ” Not surprisingly, CraigsList may not be your first stop when gearing up for a new job. But if you do use CraigsList as part of your “job-search arsenal,” you’ll love the results “Seeking a new job-search tool?

How Has Job Hunting Changed in the Last Ten Years?

Boomers Next Step

Careers Job News Craigslist Facebook job hunt linkedinThe Internet has changed a lot about our world in the last ten years, including how we look for jobs. The basics may be the same: the old finding an opening and applying for it, but the internet has completely revolutionized the employment process. With more than 9% unemployed, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor.

Technology Tidbit 12 ? Posting Job Orders on Craigslist


Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. Craigslist is a fantastic, mostly free resource(some larger cities charge $25.00 I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Craigslist - 51 replies 3. Considering the maximum cost for a Craigslist job posting is $25.00, guys, this is a no brainer!! Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs.

Looking For a Job Can Be Hell


LinkedIn, Craigslist, Temp Agencies, Want Ads, Job Boards, Recruiters telling him – Get Lost , and close to thirty interviews later. Frustration and Anger. I remember when he called me, frustrated, and angry.

4 Ways to Use Google Glass for Recruiting #mobilerecruit


Craigslist to Glass. Mobile Recruiting week is sponsored by our friends, RXInsider and their new mobile app tool, CEAppCEnter. Learn more about mobile recruiting by registering for our webinar on 5/22 at 11 AM EST. Click here.

How to Start Up a Startup on a Budget


The kinds that cobbled together a break room out of an old dorm refrigerator, a hand-me-down microwave and some free couches from Craigslist. As far as Internet startup companies go, there are basically two types.

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How to Network Your Way to Your Dream Job

Professional Resume Services

A large majority of lucrative jobs can no longer be found by scoping the classified section or browsing Craigslist. Networking is just as important as writing an effective resume.

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When Resume Parsing Goes Bad

Professional Resume Services

Some will be Craigslist style where you send your resume to a recruiter via a randomized email address. When you are looking for a job, there are different types of ads to which you will respond.

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How Are Executives Recruited?

Career Realism

For many positions, job board websites such as Monster, Indeed, and even Craigslist have become the go-to spots for job seekers.

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The Real Use of Video in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. Steven and Gareth were business partners on three ecommerce websites. In 2010, they started their first site, on a platform called Big Commerce. There were just a few problems. First, they [.]. Resumes Joshua Waldman SEO1

80 Job Search Resources for Your Job Hunt

Career Alley

Craigslist. It’s difficult to say which are the “best” job search resources for any given topic. There are so many categories and so many sites. Much of what makes a site one of the “best” is personal choice, need, content and popularity.

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3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

Craigslist is a great way to find them a new home. The post 3 Creative Ways To Fund Your Side Hustle appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. So you have this killer idea for a side gig that you’re really excited about.

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How to Graduate From College With No Student Loan Debt

Resume Bear

Other ideas: Buy and sell gently used appliances or other items on Craigslist, clean them up, take better photos and re-list it at a profit. You can also look for free items on Craigslist like broken lawnmowers to recycle at a scrapyard for extra money. Two-thirds of U.S.

5 Career-Change Options For 2013


You can market your skills on online job boards and sites like eBay or Craigslist, and there dozens of websites where you can find freelance work. Are you looking to change your career this year? Have you had enough of being an accountant, a lawyer, or a personal assistant?

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SCAM ALERT: Job Seekers Take Heed!


SCAM #1 VIA CRAIGSLIST. Sure, Craigslist has had a shoddy past, but there are some legitimate employers with real jobs on the global catch-all site. Here are some ways to spot a scam job on Craigslist: There are no company branded visuals.

Top 3 Up-And-Coming Sites To Find Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Think you’re going to find a job you can brag about to your friends on Craigslist? In fact, if you’re going to spam them all with the same boring, templated resume and cover letter, then you might as well save your time and go back to Craigslist… because you’ll have a far better shot there.

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Let’s face it, job search can take a really long time. Looking for work is generally a frustrating experience, and after filling out multiple job applications and putting together who knows how many cover letters, it can feel like you’re just hitting a dead end.

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Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner

Telecommuting Journal

I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!&#. See the original craigslist posting. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner August 15, 2009 · 0 comments Think urban planning is strictly done in an office? Think again. Small but growing national company seeks a smart, reliable and hard working individual to work as a planner on a project to project basis.

Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed August 12, 2009 · 2 comments I ran across this ad on Craigslist and bet it’s perfect for someone who stops here looking for work! View my Full Resume & TeleCommuter Office here: [link] Lisa, Editor September 26, 2009 at 7:20 pm Gloria – to apply for that job you’d have to visit the CraigsList posting and apply.

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Search for Jobs on Facebook

The Undercover Recruiter

Around the turn of the millenium, Craigslist revolutionized the job hunt by taking a city’s worth of classified sections and condensing them into a single, easy-to-navigate web page. The eternal task of finding a job has undergone a couple of huge transformations in the past few years.

Extra Income, Would You do any of these?

Resume Bear

– there are plenty of places to sell it, from Craigslist to eBay to Amazon. Sell your body. For science, that is. You can sell whole blood or plasma. According to American Red Cross standards, you have to weigh at least 110 pounds, be 18 or older, and be in good health.

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How to Succeed in Job Search without Really Trying

Career Alley

Take a look at Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc. “ As you climb the ladder of success, be sure it’s leaning against the right building. ” – Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Excuses.

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Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep April 30, 2009 · 2 comments I saw this listing on Craigslist yesterday and thought I’d post it here in case there’s someone stopping by who might be interested in working in the wedding industry… (Note: 1099 simply means that you’ll be a contracted worker as opposed to an employee.)

Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Craigslist for iPhone (FREE): Craigslist for iPhone features an intuitive interface and myriads of features to browse and post to Craigslist. Most importantly, it gives you access to the Craigslist job classifieds by small and medium businesses looking for local candidates.

Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted December 3, 2009 · 0 comments I found this on Craigslist and it looks pretty interesting, especially if you’re a really outgoing people-person who wants to work from home but not be cocooned in silence with little day to day interaction.

6 Ways To Secure A New Job

Career Realism

And don’t forget Craigslist which is always jam-packed with jobs in your area. The traditional approach to finding a new job has been to look out for advertisements for roles you fancy. However, there are other ways you can go about securing that ideal new role.

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A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. . Steven and Gareth were business partners on three ecommerce websites.

3 Ways To Beat The Evil Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

Career Realism

LinkedIn is the new Monster, Craigslist, Newspaper Job ad. It’s no secret todays job market is unforgiving. Tell me if this sounds like you.

Why Don't We Headhunt People With Sh y Commutes More Than We Do?

HR Capitalist

Someone likely rented the 170-square-foot space already as the Craigslist ad is now gone. When it comes to hard to fill positions in tough segments and industries, why don't we headhunt people with sh**ty commutes more than we do?

5 steps to developing your resilience

Penelope Trunk

Melissa hangs out in her friend’s extra room, shopping on Craigslist. But meanwhile, Melissa finds a sofa on Craigslist. So when Melissa feels like crying at work, she pauses, takes a deep breath and buys something on Craigslist.

19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings


F ree employment information exchange job board actually modeled from CraigsList. Job Boards Remain Great Candidate Source for Recruiters.

Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

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