March 18, 2014 Career Newsletter
Social Media Part II: Job Searching Online
I’m always bugging you guys about networking to find jobs and internships, and yet still, I know you all will continue to use the standard online methods of looking for jobs and internships too. So if you’re still looking for jobs and internships, here are some tips to help you make the most of using the interwebs for your job and internship hunt.
The Search. Using search engines like Glassdoor, Indeed, Careerbuilder, Simplyhired, or others, can yield some good job results. But, you may want to consider looking for niche job sites that are specifically tailored to your desired field. These sites may also get less attention because they are specified so your chances of being in a smaller, albeit more qualified, applicant pool are greater. For example, MLIS students may consider looking at INALJ.com and joblist.ala.org, MSIM students may use careerhq.phi.org, and Informatics students can look at Dice.com, 37Signals, or ITjobpro.com Continue reading