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Job Search Strategies

You don't want just any old tech job. You want the highest paying, technically challenging, fun environment, leading edge technology, flexible hours, no bureaucracy job you can find. So you have to weigh the pros and cons. Is Company A offering a high salary because they're so bad they can't keep anybody? Or is Company B's environment stagnant and poorly managed?

 

1st Steps in the Hunt: Daily News for Online Job Hunters  
Great daily advice from interbiznet.com. Don't forget to check out the newsletter archives.

35 Ways to Find a Job Online
A guide to writing an online resume, posting it on the best sites and choosing the best jobs. Source: Fast Company (Aug 1998)

A Head for Business
Demand for techies who can manage people or money is growing. Source: Techies.com

Avoid a comedy of E- Errors
Job-search sites abound, and so do mistakes on the part of eager online job hunters. Old fashioned virtues still pay off. Source: US News (Nov 6, 2000)

Discreet Job Hunting  
Don't get busted looking for a better job while you're at work. Carol Kleinman has a little advice on how to job hunt while currently employed.

How to Navigate the Job Search Maze  
From ProvenResumes.com, find out how to determine which job search method is best for you.

How to Use the Internet in Your Job Search
The Internet is a valuable job search tool. Besides job listings, there are free tools such as fax services and email accounts, networking opportunities, and free Web space to accommodate your online resume. You just have to know where to look. Source: About.com

Job Search 101 Tutorial 
The ten things you need to know and do to land your first job -- designed for college students and recent college grads, but the advice, tips, and resources in this tutorial can be used by all job-seekers.

It's a New Brand World  
A must read article written by Tom Peters!

Mounting an Effective Job Search  
A great article from Charity Village that teaches you how to plan an effective job search campaign.

The Reality of a Successful Job Search  
Tips on how to market yourself with the needs of your potential employers in mind. Source: CollegeGrad.com

Specific Job Search Strategies  
Although aimed at graduating law school students, this article from the School of Law-Camden at Rutgers University, has excellent information and strategies all job seekers should consider using.

Using the Jobs Databases
There are hundreds of online jobs databases. What's the best way to search them? Source: About.com

Weighing a Job Offer 
Monster.com
's advice on what to consider before you accept a job offer.

 
 

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