Tag: job boards

Craigslist Job Hunting: Two Key Workarounds

Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist.


As I’ve stressed to quite a few clients over the years, anybody looking for work today should consider Craigslist as one of the absolute top sources of published opportunities they check on a regular basis.

Surprised by this?  Do you associate Craigslist more with used cars or tracking down garage sales?  If so, let me point out the two key reasons why the site is such a unique and important job resource: Read More

The Answer to Job Boards?

A beta release of a new network of web sites is causing a buzz in the job search community.  It’s a new URL extension, .jobs.  Some have speculated it could wipe out the need for other job boards.

This new extension is backed by a large number of companies, and allows employers to post jobs and job seekers to search for jobs for free.  It has a pretty robust search feature allowing you to search by job, region or company.  For example: Read More

New Ways to Use Facebook in Your Job Search

Facebook is partnering with job board site SimplyHired. The integration allows you to see Facebook friends you have at a company, and locate friends inside a company when pursuing a job opening.

To use the new integration, you must go to SimplyHired and then login in to Facebook through SimplyHired. You can then research a company and see if you know someone who works there. Or you can locate a job and then find out if you know someone who works there.

Read More