Job Search Links
Training & Education
- 12 Dozen Places to Educate Yourself Online For Free
- Good career blogs: TimsStrategy.com, StacyZapar.com, AskTheHeadhunter.com
- “How to Work with Headhunters” e-book and “How Can I Change Careers?” Answer Kit by Nick Corcodilos
- “Never, Ever Disclose Your Salary” – Ask the Headhunter article
- Beware of resume critique marketing ploys
- Ten Tips for using LinkedIn for sales prospecting. The not-so-secret weapon in social selling.
- Free online education from top universities at edx.org and Coursera
- Allison & Taylor – You can use this firm to check your own references; find out what your references will say about you when contacted by an employer
- Use this Google unpersonalized search plugin to search for your own name and see what results come up–without any personalization based on your browsing history, social media, location, etc. (Good tool for seeing what an employer might see!)
- Vault, glassdoor, wetfeet – Get the scoop on potential employers
- Salary.com – Find out what you’re worth (use it as one piece of info, along with other sources)
- List of industry-specific job boards – Everyone knows about the major boards, but niche job boards are often a better source than the big guys
- RecruitersOnline – Directory of headhunters nationwide
- GotPrint.com – Source for affordable, quality business cards for use in your job search
- ASAE – Organization for association executives; has searchable directory of thousands of professional associations nationwide. Being active in a professional association in your industry is one of the best ways to build relationships that can lead to jobs
- Fortune.com investigative report on recruiting scam – even smart executives have fallen prey to a slick recruiting scam. Be very careful with anyone who claims to be a recruiter.
Please note: None of the above links are affiliate links, meaning that I receive no money from the companies if you buy anything from them (if applicable). These are resources I believe in.