Is Hiring on Craigslist A Waste of Time?
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
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.
OCTOBER 13, 2013
Some sites offer additional services, such as career counseling and resume uploading, while others only list job opportunities. In terms of features, Monster’s most convenient feature allows users to block their resume from appearing to specific companies. Craigslist.
When Resume Parsing Goes Bad
Professional Resume Services
MAY 22, 2013
Some will be Craigslist style where you send your resume to a recruiter via a randomized email address. However you apply, most resumes are parsed into an applicant tracking system. Improve your chances to be called for an interview by casting a critical eye over your resume.
Biography Writer Wanted (via CraigsList)
DECEMBER 19, 2011
2) Please ensure that you have completed the Education and Employment History sections on the Resume tab of your oDesk contractor profile. See the original Job Posting on CraigsList! Writers needed for long-term project (Telecommuting okay).
Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report - Jobacle.com.
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
But let the (alleged) scam below be a reminder to be vigilant when looking for a job on Craigslist. You definitely seem qualified for the position, and more so than the other 16 applicants we received resumes from.
Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards
MAY 23, 2012
Candidates sent resumes or filled out applications. Savvy recruiters do not throw resumes away. That resume is either a future candidate or a future client. I appreciate statistics, but… what do we really see?
5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
Modify Your Resume for Each Employer To really help move the process along, or at least help increase your chances of getting called back for an interview, it helps to modify your resume to fit each individual line of business you apply for.
Looking For a Job Can Be Hell
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
LinkedIn, Craigslist, Temp Agencies, Want Ads, Job Boards, Recruiters telling him – Get Lost , and close to thirty interviews later. Like millions of job seekers, his resume makes him look like a job hopper. Frustration and Anger.
3 Ways To Beat The Evil Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
You wake up at the crack of dawn, spend hours at a coffee shop applying for hundreds of jobs, each time you tweak your resume and cover letter until you hit that sour point where you realize, “Looking for a job, IS a job in itself.” The Key is to Keyword Optimize Your Resume.
Extra Income, Would You do any of these?
MARCH 13, 2012
– there are plenty of places to sell it, from Craigslist to eBay to Amazon. Work Humor resume resumebear Social MediaSell your body. For science, that is. You can sell whole blood or plasma.
My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus | Tim's.
JUNE 2, 2010
Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.02.10] View Comments My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template that really works. Not on your resume. After all, a resume or CV is a marketing document.
4 Ways to Use Google Glass for Recruiting #mobilerecruit
MAY 15, 2014
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.
The Real Use of Video in Your Job Search
NOVEMBER 20, 2012
When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. Resumes Joshua Waldman SEO1Steven and Gareth were business partners on three ecommerce websites. In 2010, they started their first site, DecalMyWall.com on a platform called Big Commerce.
80 Job Search Resources for Your Job Hunt
OCTOBER 27, 2013
Resumes: Resume to Referral. Resume Templates and Samples. Resume Writing Help. Help With Your Resume and CV. Resume Writing, Sample Resumes, Resume Builders. Craigslist.
How Are Executives Recruited?
JUNE 27, 2014
For many positions, job board websites such as Monster, Indeed, and even Craigslist have become the go-to spots for job seekers. Related: 3 Executive Resume Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make. 7 Steps To An Attention-Grabbing Executive Resume.
A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story
OCTOBER 14, 2012
When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. The YouTube Job Search & the Power of the Video Resume. So why did their video resume and job search approach work?
Top 3 Up-And-Coming Sites To Find Your Dream Job
MARCH 20, 2014
Think you’re going to find a job you can brag about to your friends on Craigslist? Don’t Apply Just Yet… Now, before you start making a list of 50 organizations from these sites and start firing off resumes, there’s something you should know.
How to Graduate From College With No Student Loan Debt
JANUARY 9, 2014
Consider starting a business while you’re in college as both a resume and income booster. 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. Two-thirds of U.S.
Why Applying At Online Job Boards Is A Big Waste Of Time
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
You check out the “careers” section of different companies, scan Craigslist, Monster, Indeed, and other huge job networks. Company websites collecting resumes, even if there’s no advertised position or vacancy matching your skill set. “We’ll Write A Human Voiced Resume. “We
6 Ways To Secure A New Job
APRIL 22, 2014
Contact a number of recruitment agencies, ensure they have your resume and other details, explain to them what you are looking for in terms of your next role, and keep in regular contact with them so they know you are still looking.
How to Succeed in Job Search without Really Trying
DECEMBER 22, 2014
In addition to ensuring that you have your basics (resume, cover letters, etc.), 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.
Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search
SEPTEMBER 18, 2011
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.
366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016
JANUARY 7, 2016
If you attract the wrong recruiters, your resume has the wrong content. Make sure your resume is focused on your direction. Aim for companies who hire by audition, not resume. Don’t lie on your resume. It’s ok to omit resume information that doesn’t help you.
Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed
AUGUST 12, 2009
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! I have enclosed my resume and telecommuter office information for your review. You’ve got a nice resume over at Tjobs.com and all of the tools you’ll need so I suspect you’ve either already found a job or will very soon.
Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner
AUGUST 15, 2009
I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!. Please email your resume and cover letter. Want to email your resume and cover letter? 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.
19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings
JANUARY 27, 2016
F ree employment information exchange job board actually modeled from CraigsList. Companies can post their jobs for free, also provides a free resume builder for the job seekers. Active resume database. The worlds largest FREE jobs and resume database!
SCAM ALERT: Job Seekers Take Heed!
FEBRUARY 5, 2014
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. SCAM #2 VIA RESUME DATABASES.
Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep
APRIL 30, 2009
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.)
The Intriguing Truth About Your Dream Job
OCTOBER 14, 2014
In other words, we’ll watch Office Space, get fired up about finding a job we love, and research some companies we find on Monster.com or Craigslist… And then make one small change to our resume or cover letter and fire it off to as many companies as we can find.
Job-Seeker Advice: 6 Tips for Getting Your Résumé Noticed by Recruiters
Ms. Career Girl
DECEMBER 13, 2010
Thanks to today’s guest poster Sheryl Coonan for these GREAT resume tips! A good example of this would be writing “Administrative Assistant-Craigslist posting” in the subject line, or “I am responding to the __ position listed on __” somewhere in the E-mail message.
How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy
AUGUST 2, 2010
I shared this and other tips as part of the tutorial introducing my favorite resume and CV template. Consider a professional resume writer. Related posts: My Favorite Resume and CV Template: Introducing TruFocus If you’ve been looking for a resume or CV template.
How to Write a Cover Letter
JANUARY 4, 2012
No matter how impressive your resume may be, few employers will bother to look at it unless your cover letter catches their interest. Job Board – If you saw an ad for a job position on craigslist or another local classified ad board, state this fact in the first sentence of your introductory paragraph. Do not use these precious few sentences to regurgitate information that is already on your resume.
The Live Virtual Interviewee Experience: It Is All About You!
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
Today, there are not only newspapers; there’s also Craigslist, LinkedIn and a plethora of other online job boards and professional “social” networking sites. By Greg Rokos, Co-Founder and President, GreenJobInterview. It’s a new job-hunting world out there.
Out With The Old: Job Searching The 21st Century Way
JANUARY 21, 2014
Get acquainted with job search sites like Craigslist, Indeed, and Monster where daily updates are posted. Make Your Application/Resume Stand Out Like A Diamond In The Rough. The next step is to have a worthy resume and cover letter to make you a more polished standout.
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Ask A Manager
AUGUST 14, 2015
I’m currently looking for a new job and recently found a craigslist ad asking for someone with my skill set and interests, in an industry I’m excited about. I tried reaching out by responding to their Craigslist ad 9 days ago, asking for more details about the company (website, team size, minor clarification about the job description), but never received a response. I really want to apply for the job–should I send my resume without a cover letter?
my boss is insisting I get my tonsils out, my applicants including cover letters, and more
Ask A Manager
MARCH 16, 2017
95% of resumes we receive have no letter. No note, not a single sentence along with the resume. My gut reaction is just to delete any resume that comes in without a cover letter because if they can’t follow that simple instruction then I don’t have a lot of faith they are the right person to work for me. Is there a better way to get people to write a note/cover letter with their resume? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….
Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search
APRIL 20, 2013
This popularity is evident in the number of resumes and CVs you are likely to find at any given time; that number stands at more than 150 million. You can also upload your resume and wait for employers to contact you. Craigslist.
5 Ways Teachers Can Earn Some Extra Cash
AUGUST 12, 2012
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. If it was your lifelong dream to become a teacher , chances are you didn’t go into it for the money.
Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey
Ms. Career Girl
OCTOBER 6, 2014
I didn’t receive many responses after applying to companies through those monster job sites; I felt like I was constantly sending my resume off into an abyss only to be lost among other, more qualified candidates.
55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media
JANUARY 12, 2011
A hiring manager might tell the team that management has okayed a new hire, so “if you guys have any friends that qualify, send me their resumes.. Send your updated resume to your friends and family and briefly explain what kind(s) of job(s) would be a good match.