5 online job search tips

Now that so much of the job search process happens online, the most common complaint I hear about is the “black hole” — that mysterious place to which resumes seem to travel from the moment an applicant hits the “send” key. If you’re involved in a job search where you feel like you repeatedly send out resumes in response to ads and rarely hear back, then it might be time for some new online search techniques. Try these 5 tricks to shake things up:

Answer questions on Linkedin

Your strongest chance of being hired is to find ways to show off your expertise and build relationships in your field. One easy way to do this is to troll the “Answers” section on LinkedIn and start responding to questions where you think you can be helpful. People whose answers get high ratings show up on a list of experts. Nabbing one of those spots is a terrific way to ensure that people using the site to fill a position will find your profile. {Read the rest at Yahoo!}

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2 Responses to “5 online job search tips”

  1. Brian Says:

    No link to Yahoo?

  2. heymarci Says:

    Thanks for pointing out the missing link! Here it is: http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/life/5-online-job-search-tricks-483542/

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