Month: March 2005

Feature: Riding the Net to Your Next Job

Feature: Riding the Net to Your Next Job There are over 40,000 employment-related sites now operating on the Internet, and new sites launch every week. They include well known national job boards-such as Monster.com, Yahoo! HotJobs and CareerBuilder.com-as well as smaller, specialty sites that focus on a specific career field, industry or geographic location. Among

Feature: The 7 Employment Wonders of the Web

Feature: The 7 Employment Wonders of the Web I’m often asked to list my favorite sites for job seekers, and it’s always a challenge. First, there’s so much happening on the Internet that it’s difficult to say that any one site or even a small number of sites is truly unique. Second, new sites launch

Feature: Employers Get Personal-What Should You Do?

Feature: Employers Get Personal-What Should You Do? Personal used to mean private, but not any more, especially in a job search. Employers are increasingly factoring individual background information into their assessment of job candidates. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, half of all employers were doing so less than a decade ago. Today

Feature: The Application Two-Step

Feature: The Application Two-Step Here’s a not uncommon scenario on the Internet today: you spend several hours surfing the Web at a number of recruitment Web-sites; you search through hundreds of job postings in their job databases; and finally, you find what you been looking for. There, right in front of you, is a posting