Job Boards – Still the Kings of Online Career Tools

ImageNow is the time to look for the job you want.

A recent statement by the Department of Labor* shows the U.S. job market experienced higher-than-expected growth so far in the first quarter of 2014. With more employers looking to fill positions, now is the time to begin or revive your job search. Job.com is here to be a resource for you in each step of the job searching process.

Job boards still rule the online career services market.

Job.com and other job boards are experiencing significant growth in people visiting the site and becoming registered members. Career services and development sites had over 64 million visitors in February.** In a joint survey conducted by Job.com and Beyond.com, 31% of Job.com users were unfamiliar with professional networking sites beyond job boards. When it comes to finding job listings, career advice and services, and learning more about educational opportunities, job boards are still king for job seekers and recruiters.

Job.com has all the tools to help you find the right job now.

Here are some ways to get the most from your Job.com account.

  • Put yourself in front of recruiters and employers advertising positions through job postings.  You can search for jobs by title, location, or both.
  • Find the hidden job market – those employers not currently advertising positions – by posting your resume. Employers search our resume database every day for potential candidates. Job.com offers a range of resume tools to help you create your resume and promote it with recruiters.
  • Sign up for email job alerts. We send you jobs that match your profile directly to your inbox.
  • Read The Job Blog and follow Job.com on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn for even more career tools and news.

*United States Department of Labor OPA News Release, March 7, 2014; “Statement of Labor Secretary Perez on February employment numbers”

** comScore Media Metrix, February 2014

 

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