Recently I have been learning more about job search advice. I have just finished up my own job search and I will be starting work next week at the New Israel Fund. I have increasingly found Twitter to be a great source of articles and tips for job searchers and I thought I’d share some of the links I have found there.
Help – I Lost My Job! – a collection of 27 articles from the Wise Bread Blog for people who have just been laid off though there is a lot for anyone starting a job search in there as well.
CAREER TOOLBOX: 100+ Places to Find Jobs is a list of resources from Mashable with useful categories for recent grads, blogging jobs, and industry specific areas.
33 Ways To Find A Job Online – a bit to extensive for me, though worth looking through. Keep in mind though that 80% of jobs are found through offline networking efforts.
35+ Job Fair Success Do’s and Don’ts – I found Job Fairs to be motivating more than anything else. Even if you don’t come away with a job you want to apply for, you get a sense for what’s out there and a lot of practice presenting yourself.
You May Not Like It, but Learn to Network – New York Times piece on the cold necessity of networking.
10 Easy Ways to Find a Job During Winter Break – This piece from the new column of one of my favorite job search authors, Lindsey Pollack, will make sure you put the time off from school to good use.
Social Networking Resources
Free eBook- Using the Social Web to Find Work – Chris Brogan shares salient thoughts for job searches from his blog. Nice free download.
Leverage Twitter for Your Job Search – Darren Rowse focuses on job searchers on his new blog Twitip. Be sure to check this one out if you’re new to Twitter as his blog is full of great Twitter resources.
How to Use LinkedIn When You’re Unemployed – Alison Doyle shares the goods on this essential social network for job searchers and really everyone in today’s transient workforce.