Job Hunting on the Internet

By Kavanaugh, Mary Ellen | Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, Winter 2006 | Go to article overview

Job Hunting on the Internet


Kavanaugh, Mary Ellen, Career Planning and Adult Development Journal


Job Hunting on the Internet by Richard Nelson Bolles & Mark Emery Bolles. 2005. Berkley, CA: Ten Speed Press. 210 pages, Softcover, $11.95

Intended Audience: All

Major Headings from Table of Contents:

Job Hunting and the Internet; Research on the Internet; Contacts and Networking; Counseling and Testing; Job Sites; A Beginner's Primer on the Internet; Sources; About the Authors; Index.

How is the book most useful for its intended audience?

This book gives the audience a bountiful amount of information for planning and managing a successful job search.

The top things you learned from reading this book:

Lots of new web site information; Pros and cons of each web site; Networking tips (a key component in every job search); Online testing.

As a recruiter with many years' experience placing candidates and assisting companies in finding the right candidates, I found this book to be valuable. It has a wealth of information for people who are looking for a job, and for those who are thinking about looking for a job. From the basic job search on the web, to how effective networking in your job search can be, this book covers it all. As a professional I found many new web sites that I will be researching, as well as a book that I will be able to refer to my candidates. …

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