Secrets of the Job Hunt


Sunday, October 22, 2006

Good advice when applying online

Saw this article tonight which I thought offered some good tips for applying to those "black hole" online applications. Read & Enjoy.

Question: How does a job hunter prevent getting into "an online black hole?" Most of the jobs that I have been seeking require me to go online to apply for the job. When I get e-mail confirmations, I'm told not to e-mail back. When I follow up with a telephone call, I am told not to leave a message because they are overwhelmed with applications. When I do talk to someone live, they tell me the hiring manager will call if interested. Through all of this, I feel totally powerless.

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