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Warning Signs From A Job Ad- This Job Is Not For You!

July 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Now and again, I think of an idea for a post. Then I research it. And sometimes I find a much better post talking about exactly the thing I wanted to post on. This is one of those times. I wish I had posted this. Since I didn’t, I’ll link to […]

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New Job Site- Glassdoor.com

June 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough There’s a new site for job seekers that has gotten a fair amount of press recently. Glassdoor doesn’t offer job ads (yet). Instead, the focus is on trying collect and disseminate the inside scoop about a company or a given position. They do this on a give-to-get basis. Dream of being […]

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Social Networking Sites As Job Search?

May 29th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough via Cheezhead, we learn about a new employment website targeting the Life Sciences industry: Beaker.com. Obviously, I can’t resist posting about this site so I can make the same Muppets gag that Joel did. But also, because I think this sort of thing will be a trend for the foreseeable future. […]

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The Top 30 Job Boards…

May 12th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough … According to Weddles. If you don’t know Weddles, they have, for several years now, published a guide to online job search. The poll I’m going to reference is an online poll from Weddle’s readers. They seem to have a decent grasp on the realities of the modern job search: “Most […]

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100 Niche Job Boards

April 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough Just ran across a nice list of Niche Job boards from a site I had never heard of before, JobProfiles.org. I’ve written in the past about niche boards and how they’re sometimes more valuable than the monstrously sized job boards. The entire list is here, featuring over 100, in categories ranging […]

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Indeed Offer’s Job Search By Salary

April 21st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough While I was away last week, I missed the news that Indeed.com has introduced job search by salary requirements. h/t Job Search Guy With this new feature, you can now enter your desired annual salary in the search box on their search parameter and receive a list of all jobs that […]

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Handwritting Samples Useful When Screening Job Applicants?

March 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Both Cheezhead and SavvySugar are a bit perplexed by the new recruiting startup WrittenInc. I can’t say that I blame them. Apparently, this company allows employers to collect writing sample from job applicants. Then, for a fee, WrittenInc will evaluate these employees based on their handwriting, or, as the company says, […]

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How To Use RSS To Compliment Your Job Search

March 13th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough For those of you that are hip to RSS and RSS feeds (all the people that have subscribed to this feed are clearly hip) you should be aware that almost every major job board now allows you to sign up for job search RSS feeds. Input the criteria you’re looking for […]

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If Possible, Craigslist Job Searching Now Even Better

March 6th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough I remember when craigslist was just a coastal thing. Earlier in the decade when I lived in NYC, I got ALL of my apartments on craigslist. But when I would tell people back home about it, they didn’t know what I was talking about. Now, everyone probably knows someone who’s sold […]

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NotchUp- A Different Kind of Job Site

February 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Posted by Brian McCullough There’s a new job site out there that claims to be getting a fair amount of traction. NotchUp.com wants you to get paid to be interviewed by employees. That’s right: they pay to interview you. The site is targeting passive job seekers. So, the idea is, if you’re happy at your […]

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