Your job search must entail a wide range of methods and strategies if you are going to succeed in today’s competitive job market. Job search tools that will elevate your visibility include a professionally written resume, extensive networking and utilizing online resources. If no one knows who you are or that you are looking for a job, how will you be found? You can search job boards but results show a success rate of approximately 3%. Networking is the number 1 job search tool for job seekers and today we have more online resources for networking than ever before.
The following online resources provide networking opportunities, job search tips and advice, job postings, personal profiles, company profiles, resume posting, facts, figures, surveys and so much more. Take advantage of these online resources to help you succeed in your job search:
Monster.ca – “your calling is calling”
Workopolis.com – “Canada’s biggest job site”
JobAngels – A grassroots movement to help get people back to work, one person at a time.
red canary – “opportunity meets community”
JibberJobber – “Career Management 2.0”
About.com – “Jobs and Careers”
Indeed – “one search. all jobs. Canada”
Eluta – “The search engine for new jobs in Canada”
Jobhawk.com – “soar higher”
Alltop – “All the top Careers news.”
ZoomInfo – “find people and companies”
Simply Hired – “Search over 150,000 jobs in Canada”
LinkedIn – “Relationships Matter”
Naymz – “Next Level Networking”
Xing – “Global networking for professionals”
CareerAdviceBlogs.com – “top career advice headlines”
Twitter – Who are you following?
The Best Sites to Find Job Listings, by Alison Doyle
If you are still looking for more online resources, the following will provide a wealth of business information and the opportunity to find details and employee reviews for companies you may be interested in working for.
Elite Resumes is dedicated to providing extensive information to help you manage your career. Please review our website for free resume samples and cover letter samples. We welcome comments and are pleased to answer any questions you may have. Martin Buckland, Principal of Elite Resumes is fully accredited in a wide variety of career management fields. Contact him for a free resume critique today! Martin is also the sole Canadian representative for ExecuNet. Sign up for the next meeting and join a professional group of networkers dedicated to managing successful careers.