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Your 24/7 Online Job Search Guide (2002)

2002 | 290 Pages | ISBN: 0471128996 | PDF | 7 MB

Getting a job is a race to the finish line . . . So why walk when you can run? You might think that only techies and geeks look for jobs online and that only high-tech companies list their openings on Web sites. But you��?d be wrong. In the information age, going online is often the quickest, easiest, and cheapest way to find what you��?re looking for��?”and that holds true for job hunters, too. In fact, if you aren��?t online, you��?re missing out on thousands of opportunities in almost every field. And you don��?t have to be a computer genius. All you need is access to the Internet and a little bit of guidance. Using the Internet��?”and this book��?”you can get your name and resume in front of more people in an hour than you can in a week using conventional methods. Your 24/7 Online Job Search Guide is designed for those who don��?t have much computer experience. Fast, easy, and informative, this book gives you the knowledge you need to get online��?”and get a job. Topics include: An introduction to the Internet and the job-search resources you can find online Assessing your goals and getting started Protecting yourself from identity theft and other frauds Building your online resume Using e-mail, Usenet, mailing lists, and newsgroups The best job-search sites and industry-specific sites on the Web Technical terms you might need to know Using corporate information sites to investigate a particular company Doing in-person interviews