DIGITAL BUSINESS 2007:
Dispelling the myths of the internet job search
By Ray Schreyer, Financial Times
Published: Nov 07, 2007
Online job searching has evolved from a novelty into an essential career tool in the 10 years since I co-wrote one of the earliest guide books to using the new technology.
At first, internet job searching may seem quick and easy; however, having a strategy for navigating through millions of postings on thousands of sites helps increase the odds of landing a job, or even an interview. It helps to separate the myths that have evolved along with this multi-million dollar business from the realities that can help both job seekers and recruiters get better results from internet job search tools.
Myth 1: The big boards post the lion’s share of openings.