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. 6 Steps for a Successful Job Search.

How to Build a Content & Community Strategy for Job Boards #jobg8summitNA


In 2007, I started Blogging4Jobs as a way to build a relationship with job seekers. The blog was a way to help share resources with the job seeker audience while also building a bench of job seekers to fill my openings. Maybe it’s a mash up of job seeker memes.

2015 21

Trending Sources

Job Board Brand Assets? Yeah We’ve Got Them!


Job board brand assets? Are Job Board Brand Assets Really a Thing? So what are the assets of a job board? Ears: Pay attention to what’s going on in your industry and on your job board. Not Mickey Mouse, but the ears of the particular niche that the job board is working on. Between customer service and the sales teams, job boards hear first hand what is going on in the industry. Really?

ResumeBear Helps Job Seekers With 3 New Partnerships

Resume Bear

ResumeBear announced 3 new partnerships today in their continued march toward being the premier job board in the United States. ResumeBear announced 3 new partnerships today in their continued march toward being the premier job board in the United States. “We were immediately impressed with the technology, tools, and resources provided by ResumeBear, and by their focus on helping the job seeker succeed.”

2011 99

6 Bold Job Hunt Strategies to Try

Competitive Resumes

If you’re tired of applying to job boards, and no one of hiring significance is paying you any mind, then keep on reading. In 1990, this was a useful strategy but in 2015, not so much. During your job hunt, be the lead duck or the different one. Job Search Job Hunt

2016 42

Why Recruitment is NOT Dying

The Undercover Recruiter

I know several people on LinkedIn who haven’t updated their account in several years, even after switching jobs, and recently someone accepted a connection request I sent almost 2 years ago. Strategies and the external environment may change, but the fundamentals remain the same.

Resume Lingerie and 10 Other Guerrilla Job Search Strategies

Executive Career Brand

Meg Guiseppi, C-level Executive Job Search Coach — Resume, Biography, Branding, Online Identity & ROI Value Communications Blog Home Intro Personal Branding 360 Reach Personal Brand Assessment Why hire a Reach Certified Personal Branding Strategist? Yesterday I took an eye-opening Reach Personal Branding teleseminar, “Job Search Secrets Revealed”, featuring Guerrilla Job Search Gurus Kevin Donlin and David Perry of Guerrilla Job Hunting.

2009 19

Ways to Spot a Job Scam

Resume Bear

For the unemployed, job scams are like a kick in the shins when you’re already down. Unfortunately, with thousands of resumes posted on job boards, chances are scammers will get a hold of your information from time to time. Get-rich-quick types of jobs are generally scams.

2012 152

7 Effective Job Search Strategies For Executive Career Transitions

Career Realism

Has it been more than 10 years since you launched an executive job search campaign ? Even if you are Internet savvy, you can easily become overwhelmed by the growing maze of job search boards, company databases, and online recruiting networks unless you have a solid job search strategy plan.

Ways to Use Facebook for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

We often hear about how job seekers can use social networks like LinkedIn and Twitter to their advantage. You might find out about job opportunities on their Facebook pages quicker than finding their postings on a job board or their own career portal.

Developing & Executing a Recruitment Strategy with SmashFly


How to Develop a Recruitment Marketing Strategy. The problem is finding qualified job seekers and candidates to apply for positions. We have so many options from job boards, to social networks, referral relationships, and other networking activities.

Say It With a Resume & Resume Template


Your resume is the single most important marketing document a job seeker uses in the job search. I also find that the resume is the one document that job seekers also struggle with most. Include data and information to demonstrate your experience and reputation.

Keywords in Your Resume Lead to Interviews

Resume Bear

That’s why most job applicants don’t receive responses from companies after submitting resumes. Human resources departments that use ATSs base their queries on keywords they lift from job descriptions or receive verbally from hiring managers.

2011 105

The best answer for the hardest job interview question

Resume Bear

In this challenging economic time, there are several very qualified candidates looking for a new job. For whatever reason, if your job search has been going on for a long time you may want to settle for the next job that comes your way.

2011 116

“Optimizing LinkedIn Profiles for Job Search”

Resume Bear

As every job seeker is hopefully aware, when resumes are submitted to corporations or job boards, they are then filtered by Applicant Tracking Software.(ATS) These resources will be make specific keyword suggestions based on the position a job seeker is targeting.

2011 94

How Social Networking Sites Can Help You Land Your Next Job

Resume Bear

You’re likely aware of the necessary precautions to take when posting certain information to your Facebook or Twitter profile. Even though these platforms started out as tools for the youth to connect and share information, they’re slowly starting to lose their youthful flavor.

3 Online Tools to Network your Way into Job

Resume Bear

Social media is becoming increasingly important for job networking. The last couple of years have been hard on the economy, and if you’ve been forced to hunt for a job during that time you know this all too well. Tweet my Jobs. Posted by Adam Justice.

2012 116

Mobile Apps for Career Seekers

Resume Bear

Why not use it to look for a job, too? They’re letting job hunters opt in to receive automated text messages when new jobs open up. They’re creating mobile versions of job boards that job hunters can quickly scan from BlackBerrys and iPhones.

2011 105

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Did you know that 85% of available jobs are never advertised? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 15% of today’s career opportunities ever make it to the job boards. So why do so many job seekers spend so much time searching job boards for work?

4 Essential Job Search 2.0 Tips for New Grads

Resume Bear

Entering the job market after college can be an incredibly stressful process, but it’s also equally exciting. Here are some job search tips that are applicable to job seekers at any stage but especially designed for the recent graduate.

2012 76

How to Find a Public Sector Job

The Undercover Recruiter

In the good old days if you wanted a job in the public sector you did one of three things; for admin jobs you looked in the local paper, for professional jobs you looked in a professional journal and for everything else you looked at The Wednesday Guardian.

A 10-Point Plan for Getting a Job When Moving

The Job Quest

What job search strategy do you suggest?&#. While not ideal, sometimes life circumstances dictate relocating and then finding a job. If they have any leads for jobs around your new digs, they will know that those are now a fit geographically speaking.

2011 81

Know when your resume is opened, forwarded, and printed

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Offers Job Seekers Advanced Online Resume Tools. If the recipient forwards your resume to someone, you will have that information as well. For more information go to: [link]. ResumeBear’s real-time tracking, multi-format delivery and easy to follow tools and tutorials provide job seekers with the resources they need to efficiently secure the career of their dreams. If the recipient forwards your resume to someone, you will have that information as well.

2011 67

Use Smart Networking to Speed Up Your Job Search

Resume Bear

A critical tactic in your job search toolbox is networking, but it may not feel as though your efforts are getting the results you want. Of course, you will discuss your job search with your informal network, but this is not the network that is likely to land your next job.

2011 89

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

The 27 Key Social Media Practices to Consider: Digital proclivities : We are in an era where we have a tendency to seek digital information i.e. we go to the Web first for clarification, definition. Within this process, there is also a movement from the use of job-boards to job-clouds.

No More Resume Black Hole Control Your Job Search

Resume Bear

But before we make a fuss over all the new and improved features, lets review some aspects of ResumeBear already in place that set us apart from your standard job board or resume creating service. One of the greatest services ResumeBear offers to give the job seeker a huge advantage in their job search, is our ability to track resumes and keep the job seeker informed–all in real time. Featured Feature: Real-Time Resume Tracking.

2012 104

TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

Jennifer Anthony

Posted on February 10, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? ← How to Make a Perfect Plan For Your Job Search How to Make Sure That Your Resume’s Formatting is Perfect → Like Be the first to like this post.

The Online Safety and Privacy Dilemma in Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

Understandably, many job seekers struggle with putting themselves “out there” when they’re building their online footprint by using social media. On the other hand, job seekers need to be careful about what they put out there. Think Twice Before Using Job Boards.

2015 115

Resumebear helping veterans entering the civilian workforce

Resume Bear

Get your own free personal dashboard to manage your job search. Search the ResumeBear job board for exciting job opportunities. Use our HirePatriots.com site for military information and short term jobs.

Is It Time For Your Resume Checkup?

Resume Bear

In today’s challenging economy, job seekers will need to implement a strong self-marketing campaign in order to get noticed in a crowded job search space. It’s really no different for job seekers. Focus on Accomplishments Over Job Tasks.

2011 71

Top Career Experts to Follow in 2018

Professional Resume Services

Spot-on job search tweets. debrawheatman Resume writer and career coach offering tips and insight into job search and resume writing. donnasvei With a background in retained search and current role as executive resume writer, Donna offers sage advice on resumes and job search.

2018 78

Ask Yahoo’s Ex CEO If it’s Ok to Lie on Your Resume

Resume Bear

Many job seekers have thought about doing it. Maybe you have too – changing that one little piece of information on your resume to make you look that much better. Yahoo isn’t the first company to face public humiliation due to an executive’s fraudulent resume information.

2012 103

Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

Some of you already have jobs and are packing to move to a new apartment, but don’t quite know how to balance a budget or establish good credit. Some of you are very financially literate but need to find a job to stay financially afloat. Job Hunting.

2011 78

11 New Websites for Your Job Search

Resume Bear

If you’re entering the job market for the first time or haven’t searched for a new job in the last three years, you’re in for a shock over how the process works—and how it has changed in a relatively short period of time. Job search 1.0 = help wanted ads in newspapers.

2011 77

Looking for Jobs in the Wrong Places?

Hiring Technical People

I just saw this factoid on Twitter: “Did you know that 62% of jobs are posted to niche job sites? Are you missing out on these job top boards?” They link to Best 50 Niche Job Boards. If you are a hiring manager, a recruiter, or are having trouble finding a candidate, you need to review these job boards and see if you are posting to the right boards. But for now, this is terrific information.

Top 3 Ways To Waste Time On Your Job Search

Career Realism

Do you waste time on your job search? As a professional recruiter and career coach, I receive hundreds of resumes each week from eager job-seekers. It’s essentially spamming a recruiter or hiring manager and viewing it as a productive step toward finding a job.

2013 57

50 Great Marketing Twitter Feeds

Resume Bear

JetBlue Airways: JetBlue’s stated goal is to show customers the company is made up of real people, and it succeeds with a friendly tone and helpful information, to boot. Starbucks capitalizes on the forum to chat with customers and inform them of new menu items and promotions.

How To Automate Your Job Search (Part 1)

Resume Bear

To constantly look for a new job at various jobboards, or to look for a job only once and sift through new information? Typically, they are referred to as “job alerts.&# “save this search as a job alert&# intitle:jobs chemistry. Which is better?

2011 67

5 New Ways to Recruit & Hire Using Twitter’s Improved Platform


In recent years Twitter has boosted it’s search functions to make the job of a recruiter easier. Acting as one of the largest search engines Twitter has become the top spot for HR professionals to look for candidates to fill job vacancies. Elevated Search Engine & Jobs Feed.

How to Get a 6 Figure Job in Today’s Economy.

Resume Bear

This happened while I was looking for a job just like you are now. The Story: In 2007 I sold an online travel business that my wife and I had operated successfully for 17 years and four years later I found myself looking for a 6-figure income job as our money from the sale was running out.