Job Searching Online for Dummies
It sure is maddening to feel like you’re wasting away in a frustrating or dead-end job. And even if you have a great job, sometimes it’s just time to move on. But it’s also scary to switch careers. And while getting a great job is always important, it’s especially so when that job is the […]
It sure is maddening to feel like you’re wasting away in a frustrating or dead-end job. And even if you have a great job, sometimes it’s just time to move on. But it’s also scary to switch careers. And while getting a great job is always important, it’s especially so when that job is the first job of your new career.Whether you’re a seasoned job-hunter or a fresh-faced graduate, you may be surprised to know that online job searching is so widespread now that between 40 and 80 percent of employers search for job candidates online. And while everybody has completely different job-search questions and needs, the second edition of Job Searching Online For Dummies is designed for every job seeker, includingPassive job seekers; those just casually keeping an eye out for new job opportunitiesNew college graduatesSeasoned pros, who will want to take some time to find a job that fits their skills perfectlyWeb novices, who need to get up to speed on using the Internet and figure out what makes an online job search workJob seekers who need to find a job yesterday, who are ready to start browsing jobs immediately.In this book, you’ll discover everything you need to know to capture the best job possible by using the Web and other online tools, such as e-mail. And you’ll uncover tips toGet organized and develop an online job-search strategyPut together an efficient, effective electronic resume or Web portfolioUnderstand the intricacies of e-mailing and online networkingNavigate cyberspace and online job databasesImprove your job-search oddsGetting a great job doesn’t have to be a drudgery. As you plan your job-search strategy, write your resume, and begin to contact employers, know that Job Searching Online For Dummies is here to help you in your journey. It’s chock-full of the latest online job searching advice.