Secrets of the Job Hunt


Thursday, June 23, 2005

Using the web to promote jobseekers

Banding together to form a network of job hunters is also a great idea. Consider the success of and

Both were founded by frustrated job seekers who were having little success using traditional job search methods. By promoting themselves via press releases and contacting news media outlets, they brought attention to themselves and eventually found meaningful work.

These sites are true examples of creative, out-of-the-box thinking on job hunting. The effect, according to the Web site, "clearly demonstrates our pro-active, professional and positive attitude and clearly differentiates us from the average job seeker. We hope that hiring managers will be inspired by our pro-active initiative and will consider us for a position in their company. We are determined to deliver positive outcomes in our own job search efforts and for our future employers."

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