Tips for finding a job online

Despite the bleak national statistics — roughly 15 million people unemployed and 70 million more looking to make a career move — you can land a job via the internet.

A survey conducted by employment consulting firm CareerXRoads.com, shows that in 2009, 13.2% of external hires were found through job boards and 22.3% were from a company’s website.

Forbes Woman’s Julie Weingarden Dubin offers suggestions for job-hunting online, including: polishing your résumé daily, carefully selecting which positions to apply for, cleaning up any digital dirt that may give searchers a negative impression, and establishing an easy-to-find online presence.

Click here to read Dubin’s advice. 

Tell us your hints for online job searches in the comments section below.

 

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