Category Archives: Job Boards

My Job Search Story: Applications

In the past five months, I undertook a job search.  During this time I implemented many of the strategies and techniques that I encourage others to use in their searches.  In past posts, I covered my decision process of whether … Continue reading

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Job Search Vortex – Beware

I was reading an interesting article today, Before You Apply: Answer 4 Important Questions.  In the article, Susan Joyce proposes answering the following four questions before taking the time to apply for a job: Do I want the job? Am I … Continue reading

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Phantom Jobs

Career Journal published an article about “Phantom Jobs”.  This is different from the hidden job market whereas the hidden market are jobs that are never advertised to the public, Phantom Jobs are jobs that are posted, but only after a … Continue reading

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Beating “Apply Online”

In my recent post from a couple of days ago, I wrote about why employers require applicants to apply online.  Their reasons are legitimate, but one cannot be satisfied with only applying through a company’s website; this is just one … Continue reading

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Resume Black Hole

Many job seekers feel applying online on a company’s career site is like throwing their resume into a black hole; it will never be seen again.  Why do companies require this step? I have found three main reasons why employers … Continue reading

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Death of Resumes

A Wall Street Journal article highlighted how more companies – especially those who are heavily invested in the social media sphere – are shying away from resumes in favor of a social media presence portfolio.  While I do not believe … Continue reading

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Job Search App

Article in FINS about the various job search apps one can download onto their tablet or smartphone.  Functionality, ratings and costs are shared: Job Search Apps

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