RE: Any recommendations for resume boards, especially

Subject: RE: Any recommendations for resume boards, especially
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- Users -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 14:55:40 -0400



Actually, I'm wondering if the exposure from a site like ResumeRabbit
could be worse than valueless. Could it actually create an antagonistic
relationship between you and a company or other organization that gets
annoyed because you sent them a resume when you obviously weren't suited
for the job?

-----Original Message-----
From: Barry Campbell [mailto:barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 1:57 PM
Subject: Re: Any recommendations for resume boards, especially

On 4/20/05, Kathleen <keamac -at- cox -dot- net> wrote:
> Has anyone heard of ResumeRabbit.com for posting resumes? Any
comments?

Heard of it. Tried it. Waste of money. They spam your resume to a
gazillion job boards, many of which are regional and Not Located Where
You Live, or specialized and Not Related To What You Do.

I paid for their service a few years back, at a time when I was looking
for steady consulting work and money was kinda short, and it generated
zero leads. The exposure was valueless.

Post to Monster and Dice, and to any regionally-appropriate boards in
your area, and then get out there and beat the bushes and network.
Getting a job from a job board posting should be a backup or auxiliary
plan, not the primary plan.

--
Barry Campbell <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com> http://enrevanche.blogspot.com
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