On the Hunt for a “Real” Job

Well, in the midst of this roller coaster economy, I have decided to put my CV out in cyberspace and, in some cases, directly into the hands of human resources recruiters, to find a “real” job.

In the spirit of this blog, the topic today will be on the job hunting websites. The new websites out there for hunting for jobs have become a little more sophisticated, and older web companies have improved their search and submission tools. I prefer indeed.com, careerbuilder.com and monster.com. Indeed.com is great as a one-stop shop. Careerbuilder.com is a good site for localizing a search to a general region. I would give the most improved award to Monster.com. The site has really come a long way in terms of the initial sign-up process (I lost the password to my old account so I had to start a new account).

Back to the job hunt…

I’m still getting some business but my near-term (6 months) forecasts, based on recent trends, are not economically appetizing. For my long-term clients out there, do not be concerned. I will continue to work from home in the evenings and weekends as projects come; however, at this point, it will not be feasible to support myself 100% via a work-at-home career. In light of that fact, I will be looking for a position in a company.

I’m sure there are others out there who, like me, are finding themselves required to make a few changes to adapt to the economic environment. Let me know what’s going on. It has been very quiet for the past few months!

Let’s (still) share ideas!

Published by Be better.

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