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.

How Successful Freelancers REALLY Get Started

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Ready to freelance? Get started in the right direction by learning how successful freelancers identify and market their skills. From recent college graduates to professionals with decades of experience, the allure of freelancing attracts all kinds.

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Top 10 Signs of the Worst Freelance Job Ever

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A couple of times a week, I get an email from a new reader who’s interested in starting a freelance writing career. Asking the Right Freelance Questions. This happens mostly to writers applying on Craigslist. Emily Suess is a freelance writer in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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. You can sign up to freelance on oDesk here.

Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist September 26, 2009 · 0 comments Short and sweet – here are 3 interesting telecommuting jobs I just saw on Craigslist.

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Arlene Chandler is a freelance writer who loves helping people face life’s unexpected turns. Let’s face it, job search can take a really long time.

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Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner

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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

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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.

5 Ways Teachers Can Earn Some Extra Cash

Career Realism

There are a number of ways you can advertise your services online, through sites like Craigslist and Homework Paradise; you can also check with your local school district. Do some freelance work. Elance allows you to advertise your skills and apply for specific freelance jobs.

Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

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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.)

Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted

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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.

manager is on maternity leave and I’m overwhelmed, a company told me they’d call the police if I contact them again, and more

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Anyway, I was looking at Craigslist and saw they have a few more openings. Interviewer asked me if each of my freelance projects was as a 1099 or W2. I am currently freelancing while I look for my next position. During a recent interview for a VP position, I was asked how I was paid for each of my freelance projects. The HR director asked me if I received a 1099 or W2 for each freelance project. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016

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Freelance consult on the side while looking. Propose trial-by-freelance as an audition for both sides. Post a job wanted listing on Craigslist. Your job search crash course this year. Photo credit: Jay Huang. How to use this list.

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5 Benefits Of Using Facebook For Job Search

Career Realism

You can search it just like you would any other job posting site, such as your online newspaper website, Craigslist, or Monster. If you work as a freelancer, artist, or similar position, the best thing you can do is post an ad on Facebook.

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media

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16) Local craigslist postings – the obvious thing to do would be to check the ‘gigs’ section, but companies sometimes err and post ads in the resumes sections. What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Hidden jobs defined.

How To Build a Website (Even if You Aren’t a Web Designer)

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When things like this come up, hop on Craigslist or VWorker.com and post a job ad. About the Author: Eric Flores is a freelance writer for Adobe. Today’s post is by Eric Flores. Virtually all businesses need functional, eye-pleasing websites to get by in 2010.

Finding Your Career’s Footing As An Art School Graduate

Career Realism

Take freelance opportunities whenever you’re able. Whether a Fortune 500 company is looking for a new visionary for their ad campaign or a local band is soliciting posters on Craigslist, keep in mind that no job is too small when it comes to expanding your portfolio, experiences, and network. Make the effort to network with your peers and with any clients with whom you’ve worked or freelanced for in the past.

7 Income Ideas for Work at Home Moms

Ms. Career Girl

Post your services on sites like odesk.com , elancer.com , and even craigslist (although be careful on this one!). Here are some specific ways Leah can start earning money from home: Leah should become a freelance graphic designer- a very high demand work from home gig.

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my chronically networking husband hands out business cards on date night

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My husband is a successful freelancer and is always “on” his game –never knowing when a client opportunity will present itself, he likes to be ready. Buy a couch on Craigslist, and the seller asks “what do you do” to make mundane chitchat, and out come the business cards.

Meet Anna…Overwhelmed With Worry About Her Job Search

Career Realism

I was laid off in November 2010, and despite having obtained freelance work and seasonal jobs, a secure FT position still eludes me. As for maintaining my skills, I am freelancing for a number of web-based outlets.

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Arlene Chandler is a freelance writer who loves helping people face life’s unexpected turns.

7 Tips To Get Off Unemployment ASAP From Someone Who’s Been There

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You’ve probably heard it’s a good idea to do some volunteering , freelancing or consulting work while you look for a new career. Besides the normal job search engines, try checking out state employment websites, and don’t forget about Craigslist or sites specific to your industry.

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microfreelance

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The most popular micro freelance marketplaces on the Web according to Alexa. The most popular micro freelance marketplaces on the Web according to Alexa. What are “micro” freelance marketplaces? Why use micro freelance marketplaces?

50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever | JobMob

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Updates via RSS Follow on Twitter Like JobMob? 50 Funniest Short Job Descriptions Ever Over on the Dilbert Blog, Scott Adams gave his readers an assignment : “describe your own job in one sentence, preferably in a humorously derogatory way.&# Here are the best replies from among the hundreds, with the top 10 at the end.

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The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Nine – Selling Items: Sell items and collections on eBay, Craigslist, Amazon, and/or Etsy.

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Nine – Selling Items: Sell items and collections on eBay, Craigslist, Amazon, and/or Etsy.

How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.02.10] View Comments How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement If you are regular reader, you may notice that another recent post showed someone similarly posed. That post was about signaling strength during job interviews.

Stop Searching, Start Working: 2 Things You Should do while Unemployed

Ms. Career Girl

Temping and freelancing my friends, temping and freelancing. Without a full time permanent job, finding temporary and freelance work are the best ways to show your worth. I want to reiterate that freelance and temp work are not synonymous with internship.

Be An Ally To The Out-Of-Work

Career Realism

I was laid off in November 2010, and despite having obtained freelance work and seasonal jobs, a secure FT position still eludes me. As for maintaining my skills, I am freelancing for a number of web-based outlets.

11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Invite | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.17.10] View Comments 11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Invite Using social media successfully requires engagement. Authenticity. And a personal touch. Especially if you are engaged in career networking. Your first impression to others matters.

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How To Build A High Value Network | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [04.28.10] View Comments 10 Ways To Build A High Value Network This is a guest post from Mohammed Al-Taee, a blogger who lives in Amman, Jordan. His Altaee Blog focuses on social media and career development topics.

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Medical Related Work at Home Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

www.anaxosinc.com) needs an experienced freelance writer with a background in nursing to work on a English/Spanish phrasebook for English-speaking nurses who work with Spanish-speaking patients. Interested individuals should send a resume to techwritingjob@yahoo.com and reference Toronto Craigslist in the subject line. NOTE: I saw this job posting on Craigslist.

The One Question Job Seekers Struggle To Answer | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.07.10] View Comments The One Question Job Seekers Struggle To Answer It baffles me. How such a simple question throws off so many. And then it doesn’t baffle me. Because I’ve been through a job search.

FlexJobs

Telecommuting Journal

FlexJobs allows employers to sign up and list job openings, but they also list other telecommuting jobs found floating around the web (I saw at least one from Craigslist and several from CareerBuilder as well as postings taken from individual sites who happen to compensate writers like About.com and eHow ).

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Experienced iPhone Developers

Telecommuting Journal

Opportunity offers the flexibility and freedom of telecommuting/freelance job but with the steady income and client relationship for multiple projects. To apply: See the Original Posting on Craigslist NY bookmark or share this post Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / Bookmarks Ask backflip blinklist BlogBookmark Bloglines BlogMarks Blogsvine BuddyMarks BUMPzee!

Building A Great Elevator Pitch | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [04.23.10] View Comments 6 Easy Steps To A Great Elevator Pitch Many months back I wrote a post to help you deliver a great elevator pitch to your local networking group. Because when your elevator pitch has a pitch problem , you won’t have the impact.

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.27.10] View Comments 10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn So I’ve decided to spend a good portion of the week on getting and using references. For a few reasons. A loyal reader in Newport Beach has been extremely patient.

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17 Ways To Build Confidence While Finding A Job | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.06.10] View Comments 17 Ways To Build Confidence While Finding A Job The process of finding a job can suck the life out of you. It can drain your best parts. When you need them most. Here are ways to get them back.

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Pro Bono Consulting: Is It Right For You? | Tim's Strategy

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Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [10.05.10] View Comments Pro Bono Consulting: Is It Right For You? The quote in the image (left) is from the Taproot Foundation website. And if you read my post from earlier today, you’ll understand a little bit about how Taproot works.

Part Time Research Job

Telecommuting Journal

To apply, see the original job listing on Craigslist. Powered by Bookmarkify™ More » { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Glee July 29, 2009 at 8:50 pm Lisa, just a short note to confess that I did answer the craigslist posting, and I did profess my proficiency by pointing out their typo.