Job Search in the Digital Age: Video Resumes

Career Alley

There are also career networking sites like CareerBuilder and Jobster that offer profile fields where you can upload a video directly. Did you know that job recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume? That’s not a lot of time to prove your worth to an employer. To stand out from the crowd, many job seekers are submitting video resumes to complement or replace the traditional paper version.

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Attitude is everything-Job Hunters

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Jason Goldberg (aka JGo), CEO of Jobster an online referral firm, has discovered a site that allows you to rate your recruiter. Uh-oh! Here it is: The Recruiter-Rater Canadian Headhunter. It’s rarely the best qualified that win the most coveted positions.    It’s often the person who displays the best attitude. Employers want to hire positive people as much as they need to hire people who are competent. 

Missing Privacy in Job Searches

Cube Rules

First, Jobster unilaterally changes their privacy policy ([link] NULL.cheezhead NULL.com/2007/08/21/jobster-on-privacy/) giving you an opportunity to opt out: And if unilateral changes in the policy aren’t enough for you, you can have your records stolen ([link] NULL.cheezhead NULL.com/2007/08/20/monster-trojan-horse/) too: According to Symantec security analyst Amado Hidalgo, a new Trojan horse called Infostealer.Monstres has stolen more than 1.6

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