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Completing Online Applications
A general run-through on points to remember when completing the online form.
Online Job Searching Tips & Tricks
Follow companies online to discover opportunities. Use online media to gain the knowledge you need about the companies with which you are applying.
Is Applying for Jobs Online an Effective
Way to Find Work?
With a bad economy and nearly everyone on the internet, one job opening promoted online can receive thousands of applications. So with competition fierce and many firms using software rather than human beings to hire, Paul Solman explores whether it is worth it to apply online or if there are better strategies to get employed.
Job Search Tip: Don’t Apply Online,
Go Directly to Hiring Manager
Career Coach Peggy McKee talks about how to get a job in this economy. Tip#1 - don't apply online, go directly to hiring managers!
Call for Help - How to Find a Job Online
The author of "What Color Is Your Parachute?", Richard Bolles talks about what to do and not to do when looking for a job using the internet. Originally aired June 9, 2003 on TechTV (still current principles for job seeking).