Finding A Job On the Web

Here's what you need to know before you post your résumé online

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Career Builder
This database for career development offers a personal search agent and the ability to directly contact the hiring managers at targeted companies. Search by keyword, location, industry or salary. Information on full-time, part-time and contract work available. Features free e-mail account, special information for working women, relocation tools and a guide for making a career transition.

Career Sites
Riley Guide
From the author of The Guide to Internet Job Searching: well-rounded resource for job hunters features links to job banks, recruiters and executive job-search resources. Career focus also has special resource sections for women, minorities and the self-employed. Features articles on researching careers and employers and information for recruiters.
A supplement to the What Color is Your Parachute? book series by Dick Bolles, author and publisher of the career development title. Emphasis here is on what you can do on the Internet. Features tests and assessments, advice on researching companies, networking and posting your résumé online.
A career management site that starts like a Sunday paper. Search the want ads of newspapers or listings posted by employers. Member companies do not have direct access to your résumé. Get news and information about potential employers and network in chat rooms and on job boards. Features include résumé posting; focuses on IT.

Research Sites
Hoover’s Online
Career Development Center lets you research employers. Find out who’s hiring by reading Hoovers’ list of Top Employers and learn about options in professional development-all of this in addition to a Job Bank. Featu
res information for entrepreneurs, career-related articles selected by editors and sections on business issues from corporate travel to stock trading.

Researching Companies Online
Provides a step-by-step process for finding free company and industry information on the Web. Monitor company news, locate contact phone numbers and addresses and find industry conferences within these pages. Features links for professional associations, international businesses and other researching sites.

Delivers reports and profiles of international companies to your desktop. This site is divided by industry sectors and locations on the globe. A handy users manual guides you through the use and resources of the site. Features an extensive link library and a search engine with over 300,000 company profiles.

Headhunting Online
Recruiters Online Network
This “gateway to hidden job markets” has sections for recruiters, corporations and job seekers. Thousands of recruiters can see your résumé, however, only those who are members of this site will get full information. Free trial membership is offered to recruiters and job seekers get the opportunity to directly contact member companies. Search by keyword, location and industry. Features job bank, résumé posting time limit of 60 days and company-recruiter matching.
Job seekers can search job listings, post a résumé for free (taking advantage of restriction options) and learn from newsletters on job hunting. Search by location, salary, employee/contract, job title and education level. Features résumé posting time limit of 90 days, information on affiliate programs and a résumé help FAQ.

Matches companies with qualified candidates. It offers confidential résumé hosting and

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