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Job Search with LinkedIn / Is ‘Move Your Job Application to the Top of the Recruiter’s List’ Cheating ?

By the time the Internet came along, everyone was primed to pay fees for everything related to employment. The new job boards were making money coming and going. Ironic, isn’t it, that the hue and cry today is that there’s a great talent shortage, even in the midst of the biggest talent glut we’ve ever seen?

Could it be that the job boards and business networks — like LinkedIn — are not doing the job? Could it be that simple recruitment advertising has turned into a two-faced employment system that charges for lists of jobs and lists of people, without reliably delivering jobs or hires? Indications are that this is exactly what’s going on.

The Dirty Little Secret About Job Boards…

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via Ask The Headhunter: Is LinkedIn Cheating Employers and Job Seekers Alike? | The Business Desk with Paul Solman | PBS NewsHour | PBS.

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