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									Online Job Search
        Targeting Your
           Next Great
Job


           Online Job Search
      Targeting Your Next Great Job
Purpose

   To help you use the
   Internet more effectively
   to expand & improve your
   job search



            Online Job Search
       Targeting Your Next Great Job
How are online searches
different from offline
searches?
  •   There’s more information online
      & it’s more accessible
  •   The search requirements are
      more specific
  •   Your resume (you!) is a
      commodity until employers talk
      with you
  •   The Internet is very, very, very
      public

               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
How can you use Internet
in your job search?
  1.   Searching for jobs
  2.   Posting your resume
  3.   Getting job-hunting advice
  4.   Researching industries &
       companies
  5.   Networking



              Online Job Search
         Targeting Your Next Great Job
Agenda

 1. Getting prepared
 2. Posting your resume
 3. Searching the job
    sites



           Online Job Search
      Targeting Your Next Great Job
Getting prepared
     1.    Know what you want from your
           job search
     2.    Get your resume ready in a
           simple format that can be copied
           into any database
     3.    Gather your resources
     4.    Keep detailed records




               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
1. Know what you want in a job
 •   Location
 •   Income range
 •   Type job or job titles, primary
     skills
 •   Preferred employers




                Online Job Search
           Targeting Your Next Great Job
2. Prepare your resume in a
simple format, suitable for any
database
  •   Do NOT lie or mislead or omit
      important information on your
      resume or online applications
  •   Protect your privacy online
      http://www.rileyguide.com/resprep.html#priv

  •   Don’t use your work email
      address




                   Online Job Search
              Targeting Your Next Great Job
3. Gather your resources

 •   Create a job-hunting email
     address that’s markets you
 •   Job hunting counseling &
     resources
 •   Trade & alumni association
     websites
 •   LinkedIn, blogs, local/regional
     newspaper online classified ads



               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
4. Keep detailed records!

 •   Use contact management
     software such as ACT! Or
     Outlook
 •   Keep a record of your website
     usernames & passwords




               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
Job hunting counseling &
information
    –   http://www.rileyguide.com/jobs.ht
        ml
    –   http://www.jobhuntersbible.com/
    –   http://www.job-hunt.org/
    –   http://quintcareers.com/
    –   http://www.careerjournal.com/
        (Wall Street Journal articles)
    –   http://careers.msn.com/ (MSN &
        Careerbuilder)
    –   http://www.thecareernews.com
    –   http://www.jobscience.com


                Online Job Search
           Targeting Your Next Great Job
Specific industry sites

  •   Computers & Technology
  •   Finance, Accounting, Banking
  •   Education
  •   Engineering
  •   Human Resources
  •   Journalism
  •   Law & Law Enforcement
  •   Marketing, Sales
  •   Medicine, Healthcare
  •   Women's Associations



                 Online Job Search
            Targeting Your Next Great Job
Posting your resume
online
    1.    Free VS paid job sites
    2.    Scannable/ASCII format
    3.    Privacy/anonymity
    4.    Limited search, specific
          information
    5.    Keywords
    6.    Accurate, specific display title




              Online Job Search
         Targeting Your Next Great Job
Job sites
 •   http://www.job-hunt.org/choosing.shtml
 •   http://www.monster.com/
 •   http://careerbuilder.com
 •   http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/
 •   http://www.collegegrad.com/
 •   http://www.ajb.org/
 •   http://www.nationjob.com/
 •   http://careermag.com/MKT/Content/JS/
     Default.asp




                 Online Job Search
            Targeting Your Next Great Job
Job sites
 •   http://www.theladders.com/ jobs paying
     at least $100K (minimum $25)
 •   http://www.resumeblaster.com/dave-
     scripts/welcome.cfm?CODE= (minimum
     $49)
 •   http://resumebouncer.nationalcareerfairs.
     com/ (minimum $40)
 •   http://targetresumes.com/employee_info.
     cfm (minimum $39)
 •   http://www.resumerabbit.com/ (minimum
     $40)
 •   http://contractjobs.ca/ or
     http://jobanimal.com/ (same site)




                 Online Job Search
            Targeting Your Next Great Job
Searching job sites

     1. Targeting recruiters
     2. Targeting companies
     3. Targeting specific jobs




             Online Job Search
        Targeting Your Next Great Job
1. Targeting recruiters

     Identify recruiters in your
     industry, specialization, &
     geography




               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
2. Targeting companies

    Know what’s important to
    you in an employer & look
    for employers who’re
    advertising jobs in your field




              Online Job Search
         Targeting Your Next Great Job
3. Targeting specific jobs

 •   Passively search (post resume)
 •   Actively search
 •   Apply only for jobs that fit your skill
     set
 •   Widen or narrow the search as
     necessary



               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job
Mary Storms
STORMS Associates
Precision Technology Sales Recruiting

SalesTalent@StormsAssociates.com
828-322-4662



               Online Job Search
          Targeting Your Next Great Job

								
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