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Employment services – Helping job seekers online

Field experiment shows benefits of online job search assistance In a new IZA Discussion Paper, Guglielmo Briscese, Giulio Zanella, and Nicky Quinn report the results of a field experiment where they tested the effect of complementing offline assistance with a website that provided an editable resume and cover letter templates, as well as tips on … Continue reading

Job Search – Lack of broadband can be a key obstacle

People without broadband at home can face substantial challenges navigating key life events, with difficulties looking for work or applying for a job among the most prominent. Despite a number of state and federal initiatives promoting increased broadband adoption, a significant share of U.S. adults (33%) say that they still do not subscribe to high-speed … Continue reading

US – 79% utilized online resources in their most recent job search

The internet is a top resource for many of today’s job hunters: Among Americans who have looked for work in the last two years, 79% utilized online resources in their most recent job search and 34% say these online resources were the most important tool available to them Online employment resources now rival personal and … Continue reading

Online Job Search / Common Mistakes

Avoid these 12 common online job search mistakes, which I call the “Dirty Dozen”: Posting Your Resume Without Worrying About Privacy Using Only the Big name Web Job Sites Using the “Fire-Ready-Aim” Method of Distributing Your Resume Limiting Your Job Search Efforts to the Internet Only Applying for Jobs Without Meeting the Minimum Qualifications Depending on E-mail … Continue reading

Job Search / 75% Of Fortune 500 Companies Recruit Solely Online

When looking at the top companies in the world, 75% of the Fortune 500 companies do all of their recruitment online, according to the former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (U.S.). Speaking at the FT-Telefonica Millenials Summit, Julius Genachowski spoke about the impact of the digital divide and noted that it needed to be addressed … Continue reading

Online Resources for Boomer Job Seekers

Here are some online resources for retirees looking for part-time or full-time work, many of which target anyone 50 or over: — RetirementJobs.com (http://www.retirementjobs.com) has more than 30,000 listings nationwide from companies specifically seeking candidates older than 50. A combination job board, adviser and coach for boomers and seniors looking for work. RetirementJobs also partners … Continue reading

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