The internet is where you socialize with your friends and family; it may be where you watch television or movies but is it where you search for a job? If not, it should be. Did you know that more than 50% of headhunters and job recruiters use the internet to find employees? The internet is a valuable tool for employers and job searchers alike. So if you have a great resume just waiting to be submitted you may want to consider making it available online.
The first option, of course, is to keep your resume in a file that you can easily attach to an email. This can save you the time and trouble or either delivering or mailing your resume in. Other options include creating a resume online with a job search site such as Monster or Yahoo! Jobs. You can even set up a simple website about your job search and have the resume available to interested employers on the site.
These days nearly every aspect of business is handled electronically; there are even video conference interviews. So making your resume available online is a definite boost to your chances of finding a job.
Resumes are simply a detailed summary of your accomplishments, education and qualifications in the career world. Once you have your information together and laid out in an efficient and straightforward manner, you will want to print a few copies to submit in person. But when it comes to networking online, it is so easy when someone is interested n knowing more about you for a position and you can just email them a copy or give them a link to your resume.
The business world moves at the speed of light, especially in times when the economy is bad and unemployment is up. The ease of the internet makes networking, sharing your resume and finding a job much less of a challenge than it would be if you were to go out and pound the pavement to submit applications all around your city.
Even if you are not familiar with online job searching it will prove beneficial to you to have your resume handy online. The online world of job searching makes it easier to find positions available, to put your resume in front of hundreds or thousands of job recruiters and employers.
When it comes to making smart choices for your career and your future employment, posting a resume online is one of the smartest choices you can make. So if you aren’t having any luck in your town by filling out applications and submitting resumes, it may be time to look into the world of internet job searches. Post a profile, attach a resume and see how quickly the inquiries come in.
Whether you are looking for a better job, a new job or just any job at all using the many resources available online and making your resume available to potential employers will improve your chances tremendously.