JOB BOARDS HAVE A BIG PROBLEM: Upwards of 70% of all jobs are found through professional networking, and not through traditional job boards. However, most professionals (especially in technology sectors) have poor networks because (a) they don't realize its importance in current or future job searches, and (b) opportunities to meet local colleagues are rare. Both of these issues are addressed by taking a focused community ...more »
JibberJobber.com was designed to replace the simple job search spreadsheet and provide powerful web and database functionality to the job seeker. After a job is found, continue to use JibberJobber to organize your career information, including networking efforts, elevator pitches, etc.
The Ask Liz Ryan Online Community is a free online discussion forum where 25,000 members and national careers expert Liz Ryan support job-seekers, career-explorers and all working people with practical, specific advice on resumes, cover letters, career direction, networking, using LinkedIn, salary negotiation and lots more. Post a question to our forum and get highly relevant advice from friendly, resourceful professionals ...more »
SuccessHawk.com empowers job seekers in one location with ALL the tools and resources they need to organize and conduct their job search and network effectively. SuccessHawk® is an intelligent job search system with action-oriented tools, content, resources and instruction that guide the job seeker step-by-step and enable them to: • Set goals and take action • Organize and manage a systematic job search • Build & ...more »
AbsolutelyAbby.com was created by Abby Kohut, a Staffing Consultant with 15 years of corporate staffing experience. Abby offers a comprehensive list of secrets for all phases of a job search from the viewpoint of a corporate recruiting professional. She recommends that you first answer your career wake up call and take the time to identify your ideal job and preferred industries. Without knowing your goals, it is impossible ...more »
The online strategic job search management system (SJSMS) allows job seekers to manage their contacts as well as the job search process. Unlike traditional contact management applications, SJSMS allows you to monitor and manage your progress through the job search, either on your own or with the help of a job coach. The SJSMS works at two levels, 1) it monitors your Dream job opportunities or as the system refers to, ...more »
OfficeArrow.com is a rapidly growing online community that provides a host of helpful resources for the career-minded individual such as in-depth articles, custom templates, webinars, and much more. Here, you’ll find a huge selection of tools to help you develop the perfect resume and then distribute it efficiently. You can manage your job search right from OfficeArrow, explore temp agencies and even learn more about ...more »
MyWorkster is a social recruitment platform that opens select college networks for professional networking and talent sourcing. MyWorkster currently has over 400 opened collegiate networks online and works to power internal job opportunities from collegiate alumni as well as external sourcing from the nation's premier employers. MyWorkster has also pioneered Collaborative Job Fairs, by organizing dozens of colleges ...more »
Alliance of Texans Building Businesses Mission: People helping people build businesses and jobs. Facilitate the learning, discussion and collaboration of people building businesses. Audience: Anyone interested in starting or buying a business. Anyone needing help with their existing business. Anyone with experience starting, owning/operating a business and willing to mentor others. ...more »
Back2Work Now provides employment assistance to young professionals (primarily focused on Gen-Y). Services include job placement, personal assessment, executive coaching, providing access to an established and expansive network, giving candidates the knowledge to build a personal marketing/branding and introductions to hiring managers and decision-makers. Robert Jones the founder of Back 2 Work Now, has over a decade ...more »
CareerWakeUpCalls.com was created by Abby Kohut, a Staffing Consultant with 15 years of corporate staffing experience. Abby offers a free bi-weekly call and answers questions from job seekers about all phases of their job search from the viewpoint of a corporate recruiting professional. She recommends that you first answer your career wake up call and take the time to identify your ideal job and preferred industries. ...more »
GoSavant.com is a job search resources and career advice site that offers video-based learning, live career coaching, and job resources. Services offered are resume writing, career advice, career coaching, job search tools, interview tips, and live one-on-one coaching.
The Game of Networking is a board game that takes the nebulous concepts of social networking and puts them to work in a controlled simulated networked environment. The game takes players through the experience of acquiring social resources to accomplish their assigned goals by utilizing the Flowork process of building social capital. The latest research findings indicate that the majority of people have a difficult time ...more »
It's FREE! The Flowork SNAudit allows you to manage and create a social network map so you can visualize your network. In addition, goals can be created and linked to specific contacts in your network. The intention of this site is to provide users the opportunity to identify the contacts in their network and how they may utilize those contacts to reach their goals. Also, because you may not be aware of your contacts ...more »
"Turbocharged Networking for $100K+ Jobs - 5 Steps to Job Search Success" takes the concept of networking to the next level to boost success. ~80% of people get their jobs through networking. It pays to know how to do it using the latest Internet and social media tools. This quick-to-read PDF download will tell you how to target the employer(s) you want to work for, how to get the name of the hiring manager, how to contact ...more »