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What Color Is Your Parachute? Guide to Job-Hunting Online, Sixth Edition

Blogging, Career Sites, Gateways, Getting Interviews, Job Boards, Job Search Engines, Personal Websites, Posting Resumes, Research Sites, Social Networking

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Before you start your Internet job-hunt, there are some things that you must know, like: 
  
•   Why are job sites like Monster and CareerBuilder so stunningly ineffective?
•   What can you do to make sure your resumes survive the elimination process?
•   How do you find the information that search engines like Google can’t?
•   How can you tell the difference between a genuinely helpful job board, and a website designed only to collect resumes?
•   When are hobby forums more helpful than business networking sites?
•   When is the Internet not helpful when job-hunting?
•   What is the fatal flaw of all social networking sites?
 
The Guide to Job-Hunting Online, 6th Edition, not only answers these questions and many more, but shows you how to comprehensively and effectively use the Internet for all aspects of your job-hunt.

This companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, has been completely rewritten for our changing times and includes hundreds of updated website recommendations and descriptions. The Guide to Job-Hunting Online shows you how to quickly find the data that will be most helpful to you, how to identify and research the places where you will most enjoy working, how to leverage the power of social networking sites, and how to use your Internet time most effectively, avoiding the common pitfalls and setting you up for success.

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Before you start your Internet job-hunt, there are some things that you must know, like: 
  
•   Why are job sites like Monster and CareerBuilder so stunningly ineffective?
•   What can you do to make sure your resumes survive the elimination process?
•   How do you find the information that search engines like Google can’t?
•   How can you tell the difference between a genuinely helpful job board, and a website designed only to collect resumes?
•   When are hobby forums more helpful than business networking sites?
•   When is the Internet not helpful when job-hunting?
•   What is the fatal flaw of all social networking sites?
 
The Guide to Job-Hunting Online, 6th Edition, not only answers these questions and many more, but shows you how to comprehensively and effectively use the Internet for all aspects of your job-hunt.

This companion to What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, has been completely rewritten for our changing times and includes hundreds of updated website recommendations and descriptions. The Guide to Job-Hunting Online shows you how to quickly find the data that will be most helpful to you, how to identify and research the places where you will most enjoy working, how to leverage the power of social networking sites, and how to use your Internet time most effectively, avoiding the common pitfalls and setting you up for success.

Product Details
Paperback (192 pages)
Published: May 17, 2011
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Imprint: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9781607740339
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    The Internet can be an invaluable tool in any job hunt-but only when you know how to use it. Cowritten by career guru Richard Nelson Bolles and his son, nontraditional career expert Mark Emery Bolles, JOB-HUNTING ONLINE helps job seekers navigate the overwhelming amount of information available on the Internet to find the most useful sites and avoid common pitfalls. Filled with hundreds of annotated website recommendations and newly reorganized to follow the action steps of a successful job hunt, this time-saving desktop guide is essential to an effective online job search.  This up-to-the-minute revision of the WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? companion helps job searchers integrate the Internet into an efficient job-hunting strategy. Updated with information on all the current hot topics, from researching to networking, career testing to job sites. The companion website, www.jobhuntersbible.com, features clickable links to key sites. ReviewsMarvin Walberg's syndicated "Getting Hired" column 4/30/08: called it "a great book" and "a powerful tool that will help you find and use the incredible resources that the internet has to offer. I plan to keep my copy by my computer and urge you to do the same. It's a small price to pay for an enormous investment in your future."—Scripps Howard News Service  

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