Monday, August 01, 2005 at 12:00:00 AM
So you’re ready to search for a job, and target your next career step. There are a number of resources available to you on the Internet, and by using them strategically you can have success.
Keep in mind, however, that the ease of applying for a job via a submit button has also made it easier for your peers as well, and has made it more difficult for you to differentiate yourself from the competition. This is amplified in today's difficult job seeker's market.
Then how do I use the Internet as a resource for my job search effectively? First, let’s discuss several of the resources available to you.
Generally the niche job boards such as hireRx.com
are more targeted to your industry than the general job boards such as Monster
. They allow you to highlight important industry experience and skills.
In addition, recruiters in very specialized fields such as biotech
, chemistry and biology may be more likely to search these resume databases than those on the larger, more general boards.
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