6 Solid Online Resources to Help You Find a Job
When job searching, those who have access to the best tools can keep their advantage in a tough market. Here are my favorite 6 online resources designed to help you find a job.
Just when I thought I knew about every search tool on the net, PC Mag pulls out a few designed for specific aspects of the job search process. (Like Hound’s engine, which pulls job listings directly from employer career pages.)
This review-based website caught my eye when it appeared in a recent Kim Komando Cool Site of the Day feature. Freelancers, contractors, or consultants can offer their services on the site, or those looking to get a few specialty tasks done can post their need, with little to no hassle. It does all the things you love about posting an odd-job or contracting opportunity to Craigslist, without the Craigslist.
While I can’t vouch for the accuracy of the list (which includes, farmer, among other jobs), it’s a good exercise in targeting what the most likely high-need green jobs will be. You don’t have to do too much speculation to agree that “solar power installer” may be a great field to get into – if your current job field has been all but eliminated due to the changing economy.
Mark Shead shares the most effective methods in this excellent roundup of ways to keep potential job prospect close. While none of them are new, many of us have lost ties with these more “traditional” ways of networking. Send something through the mail? For real? Guess I better buy some of those forever stamps.
As tens of thousands of job seekers cram into job fairs, it is no longer acceptable to just “wing it.” To stand out as the best candidate, you must come prepared and be ready to bring your A-game. Carl Winfield’s brief but pointed piece puts the basics out there for job hunters to consider.
Sure, I’m biased. This Wise Bread article is one of our most popular. But is it any coincidence that I find it to be one of the most helpful?