CARD205: Technologies for the Job Search

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Week 4: Technologies for the Job Search

Having a professional eProfile on LinkedIn is one step toward networking for career development. LinkedIn algorithms scan the published profiles and send you notices of jobs that fit your profile. In addition to this job-match technology, there are a number of web-based employment databases that are designed to connect job seekers with opportunities. Job seekers upload their resumes so that employers can search through the talent pool. In this discussion, we will examine the benefits and drawbacks of utilizing job search databases and recruitment technologies.

Here are some links to job databases for you to explore: (Links to an external site.)
Click on your target Category and review the list of job titles. Explore by Location, Job Type, Date Posted, Pay, etc. If you choose to personalize your search to access Recommended Jobs or Upload/Build Resume, the site asks you to Create an Account. (Links to an external site.)
There are several ways to search through Indeed’s jobs database–by job title, keywords, or company name and also by location. Browse salaries by industry and access company reviews. You have the option of uploading your resume or building your resume online if you choose to proceed. (Links to an external site.)
Monster has been a digital job board pioneer since 1994.  Search for jobs by Job Title or Keyword and Location. If you choose to save your search queries and job postings, it’s free to create an account. (Links to an external site.)
This site notifies job seekers when jobs match their profiles. It’s free to search for jobs and to establish a profile for the Get Recruited feature.

Click on one or more of these links, on the other job search links listed in the Week 1 Lesson, or do your own research about technologies for the job search and present your recommendations and analysis of the benefits and potential drawbacks of the site(s) you explored.


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