Online Job Resources: Beyond the Big Three

Those career seekers who stick to the biggest jobs sites are missing out on a ton of opportunities—more than one-half of listings are on other sites, according to Wanted Technologies.

During June 2004, Wanted Technologies scanned through over 300 employment sites related to the top five Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the US to collect data for the study. Job boards that are … [ Read more ]

Use the Web to Get Info on Preferred Companies

Despite all the promise of Internet job hunting, a tiny proportion of jobs are filled online. Forrester Research found that even at the peak of the tech boom, only 4% of job hunters found employment through online boards. (Help-wanted ads scored a 23% success rate that same year.) “Job boards are a research tool, not a matchmaking service,” says Margaret Riley Dikel of the Riley … [ Read more ]