TweetMyJobs works to combine social networking and job hunting by seamlessly integrating the user’s Facebook and Twitter profiles. The service brings recruiters and job hunters together, allowing users to receive highly targeted job matches. Users specify what kind of job they’re looking for and connect their Facebook and Twitter accounts. Then, TweetMyJobs sends updates about new job recommendations by email, mobile phone, or Twitter. TweetMyJobs has over 10,000 custom job channels on Twitter that are tweeting more than 50,000 new jobs each day.
SimplyHired’s search engine pulls listings from thousands of sites across the Web, including job boards, company career sites, newspapers, non-profit organizations, government sites, and more. Users can create an account, which allows them to name, save, and manage searches; manage email alerts; revisit jobs they’ve already viewed; rate and save notes about jobs they’ve viewed; and block specific companies or sites from showing up in their searches. SimplyHired currently has more than 5 million jobs listed from across the Web. Users can browse by state, city, company, industry, or job category. The site is also a great resource for finding more information about a specific location’s job market.
Glassdoor.com, is a free career community that gives users an inside look at jobs and companies. What makes the site unique is its “employee generated content,” which includes salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more—all of which are posted by employees, job seekers, and even the companies themselves. Glassdoor lists average salaries for specific positions, so consider that before making a move. Thanks to a recently launched feature called Inside Connections, users can sign in using Facebook to see if any of their Facebook friends work at the companies of interest.
With more than 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searchers per month, Indeed claims to be the top job site worldwide. The free site gives job seekers access to millions of job listings aggregated from thousands of company websites and job boards across all fields. Not sure where to start when looking for a job on such a robust site? Indeed has a list of tips to help you in your search, such as how to narrow or broaden your hunt, what abbreviations to use, and how to use complex phrases within the search field. If you don’t want to search the site every day, you can set up job alerts to arrive daily in your inbox.
Yes, CB is still alive and kicking. Started in 1995, CareerBuilder now sees more than 24 million unique visitors a month and lists more than 1.5 million jobs available. The job site works with more than 300,000 employers, including 92 percent of Fortune 1000 companies.
Users can store up to five resumes and cover letters publicly or privately, which is a plus for job seekers who would rather not have their current employer knowing they’re looking elsewhere. Users can also create up to five personal search agents that will send them an email whenever a listing is posted that matches their requirements. There are daily and weekly email options for those who want to control how many messages their inbox gets.
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