This will increase your visibility to recruiters, but, if you are employed, be very careful.
I also manage the Job-Hunt Help LinkedIn Group, speak about online job search at conferences and job clubs, am a Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and am also planning to write more books about smart job search.
JOB SEARCH WEBSITES
JOB - HUNT.org, Your Guide to Smarter Job Search, is free job search portal website offering jobs plus links to thousands of carefully-selected (by a human being) career resources plus over 1,000 articles in nearly 50 Guides, written by experts in their fields.
The job search basics:
- Guide to Working with Recruiters
- Guide to Writing Effective Resumes
- Guide to Successful Job Interviews
- Guide to Job Search Networking
- Guide to Personal Branding
- Guide to Company Research
- Guide to Using Google for Job Search
- Guide to Using Email for Job Search
- Guide to Avoiding Job Scams
- Guide to Protecting Your Privacy
- Guide to Job Search Navigation
- Guide to Social Media and Job Search
- Guide to Google Plus for Job Search
- Guide to LinkedIn for Job Search
- Guide to Twitter for Job Search
- Guide to Facebook for Job Search
- Guide to a Stealth Job Search (when you are employed)
- Guide to Temporary Employment
- Guide to Layoff Recovery
- Guide to Career Change
WORKCOACHCAFE.com - is a free blog with nearly 500 articles and 11,000+ comments on topics like:
- Is Your Job Search Too Old-Fashioned?
- Why Submitting a Resume Doesn't Work
- How to Answer: Why should we hire you?
- How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview
- Why LinkedIn Isn't Helping Your Job Search
- After the Interview, What Is Taking SO Long?
- How to Find a Job Using Craigslist - author
- Layoff Self-Defense - author (free PDF)
- Choosing Safe Job Boards - author (free PDF)
- New Year, New Job! - co-editor
For more information, please visit Job-Hunt.org and WorkCoachCafe.com, follow @JobHuntOrg and @WorkCoachCafe on Twitter, join the Job-Hunt Help LinkedIn Group, and "Like" the JobHuntOrg Facebook page.
- Boston University Graduate School of ManagementMBA - Information Systems
- University of Nebraska at LincolnBS - Education
- NETability, Inc.President, 1995 - presentPublisher, editor, and chief writer for Job-Hunt.org and WorkCoachCafe.com, both top Career websites for 2013 and 2014 according to Forbes; author of several books, co-editor of New Year, New Job!, and contributor to several other top websites.
- Job-Hunt.orgPublisher and Editor, 1998 - presentYour Guide to Smarter Job Search.
- WorkCoachCafe.comPublisher and Editor, 2011 - presentHelp surviving the job search process.
- MIT Sloan School of ManagementVisiting Scholar, 2013 - 2016Exploring effective job search methods for long-term unemployed.
- MIT Sloan School of ManagementResearch Affiliate, 2011 - 2013
- Digital Equipment CorporationSenior Operations Consultant, 1981 - 1994
- The Wyatt CompaniesProject Manager, Bank Compensation Survey, 1979 - 1980
- Harvard UniversitySystems Analyst & Assistant Systems Manager, 1974 - 1979
- United States Marine CorpsFirst Lieutenant, 1972
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