Monster is an OK site. I never quite got when I searched for a job as a training manager I also got fitness coach – not a good choice for someone who has 50 pounds excess – or Spanish teacher. But it’s not that bad. Yikes though, this recent survey showed that there were a bunch of bugs not only in Monster but in Career Builder and others. Read More
1. Signing in
Companies usually make you create a sign in when you apply for a job. I get that HR loves to have all those facts about an applicant in a nice neat package in a tidy database. Read More
1. Don’t include anything on Facebook, Myspace etc. that is suspect!
You don’t want anything that on your profile that wouldn’t want your grandmother or boss reading. Sex, religion and politics are potentially dangerous. And only share if you want to not by accident or default. According to Business Week, 35% of surveyed employers have eliminated applicants based on online profiles.