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Aug 3, 2006
Searching Job through Internet?
- Maria Theresa S. Samante Email this article

The Internet has been very useful, it can give you any information you need in just one click. And now, it has made the world of recruitment changing, no need to spend hours searching through classified ads.

 

Aside from that, searching jobs through the internet do not limits the jobseekers to seek the type of job they are looking, it also allows them to search jobs that are near the area of their residence.

 

The Internet has totally revolutionized the way people find jobs. Almost all types of jobs are advertised in jobs board thus, jobseekers find it easy to search and apply for jobs.

 

Since applying through the internet is so effortless, this means that companies are swamped by applicants and got no time to sort them by skill. Do you know what’s the best way to get you notice?

 

Use Keywords

Using keywords is recruiters’ way of searching qualified applicants. Companies receive thousands of applicants resume daily and instead of viewing it one by one, they just make use a computer tracking system to sort applicants by skill. So it is best to tailor your résumé with keywords that recruiters and employers mostly looked for.

 

“Sending a resume to a big company's website is like sending your resume into a black hole,” says John Sullivan, human resources consultant and professor of management at San Francisco State University.

 

“Recruiters locate individuals based on a certain skill set of the job they are looking to fill,” says recruiting adviser Matt Millunchick.

 

Using keywords in your résumé can help you catch your recruiters/employers’ eyes.

 


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