What Do We Do with the Internet?Get information. Give information.
More than That, We Curate InformationContent curation = selectionand presentation of content in away that adds value. You have to know how to take what is important and relevant from what is simply available.
Curate Your Outbound Data:Manage Your “Digital Dirt”You’re already doing a lot of this with your Email domain and name Resume, if you post it online (pros and cons) LinkedIn profile Email signature Facebook Twitter Digg Vizibility
How Do You Curate theInformation Available forInbound Job Search Research? Develop a list of trusted sources—but how do you measure signal-to-noise? Ask, comment, and answer—you’ll get a good feel for which websites are trustworthy and which are junk. In addition to having some name brand recognition, real web sites Are written in solid English. Contain complete articles, not excerpts. Are updated regularly. Might or might not have high Google PR value. Have lots of backlinks to them.
Online Resources for Your JobSearchData Blogs Apps
Indeed.com: More than Just aJob Search Aggregation Site
Google Do more than search for companies Search for the kind of company you want to work for For example, if you’re looking for a company that is growing, search on: grows|growing.operations|facilities|campus Where | = or and . = and Keywords you can use: series, round (for funding), top companies, fastest growing (industry), wins deal, receives contract
O*Net --http://www.onetonline.org/ Learn about a job title to prepare your resume, get ready for your interview, prepare for a promotion. You’ll have good keywords to insert into your resume/application You’ll know how to answer questions about how you’d handle specific situations.
O*Net: Search on Skills Find job titles related to the ones you had in mind
Monster.com—Not Just a JobBoard Company.monster.com
LinkedIN: More thanNetworking Search on UPDATES for places, job function, and more.
GlassDoor.com: Social Mediaand Information Mixture
Where the Jobs Are: Appsthat Help LinkedIn Monster.com CareerBuilder.com LinkUp.com (only company sites) Indeed.com Craigslist A million other text-based help-oriented/how-to apps.
Useful Job Search Productivityon the Go SimpleNote—Record key pieces from your interview; type them in your car, download your notes when you get home. LunchMeet (networking— meet people in your area) ScanBizCards (keep your data in one place)
Blogs that Inform Your JobSearch Careerient.com—Utah focus, global applicability Diggings—synthesizes Department of Labor information Guerrilla Job Hunting—Part of the Guerrilla Marketing franchise Personal Branding Blog—Dan Schawbel Workbloom—resume samples My two favorites Ask the Headhunter CareerRocketeer (the blog itself and its blogroll)
Crowdsourcing What are your favorite resources?
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