Job Searching In the Online World

It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a new job or are looking to hire for a position at your company, the process has changed drastically in the past ten years.

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Keep reading to learn how to effectively find a job or hire for an open position in your company.

Tips for Job Seekers

If you are looking for a new job you may not know where to start. In a competitive job market it can be difficult to know the right approach to land an interview. The first thing you need to do when you start your job search is create a dynamic and comprehensive resume. This resume should chronicle your previous work experience, volunteering, education and skill set. If you are looking for some guidance on how to build your resume there are many websites that can give you templates to work from. It is always a good idea to have someone look over your resume to give you feedback and suggestions. Now that your resume is in order you can begin to apply for jobs. You will find many websites that are designed to help job seekers find the job that they are looking for including Monster.com, Indeed.com, Careerbuilder.com and more. These websites will often have jobs posted that you can easily apply to by simply uploading your resume electronically. Some websites like LinkedIn.com will allow you to create your own profile which lists your resume and your current employment status. If you need to find a new job quickly or are looking to break into a certain job market you can use the talent coordinators, staffing agencies, and contract agencies who will help you make the connections you need.

Tips for Hiring New Talent

If you are looking to hire a person to fill a position within your company there are many options to choose from to get the talent you desire. Conventional ways of hiring for a job would begin by posting it in the local newspaper or putting up an ad within your organization. Today there are many advanced ways to hone in on the talent you are looking for without having to put in the amount of effort you used to. The first thing you can do is create a job description that is to be posted on your company’s website and on other job connecting websites. There are many different websites dedicated to companies that are hiring new talent including Workopolis.com, Glassdoor.com, LinkUp.com, LinkedIn.com and more. These websites are an easy and efficient way to recruit new talent. You may choose different types of packages to post your job offerings.

You may also want to employ the services of a talent recruiter. This way you will have someone searching the talent pool to find the best match for what you are looking for. The recruiter will often perform a preliminary interview to help narrow down the best candidates based upon your given criteria. You will then get to have an interview with the candidate(s) yourself to choose the right one.

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