New Rules of Web Hiring
When Monster.com launched in 1994, the jobs website
contained just a few hundred postings, nearly all of
which sought tech workers. Today, job supersites like
HotJobs.com and CareerBuilder.com along with Monster.com,
host hundreds of thousands of listings for everything
from marine mechanic to molecular biologist. But in
a job market that is only beginning to warm up, these
sites can start to feel to worm up, these sites can
start to feel like dark voids where resumes go in and
offers seldom come out. Monster alone receives 40,000
new resumes a day.
associated with the dot-com bust have made job sites
a popular Web destination. Use these sites to scan openings,
check salaries and get your resume in front of hundreds
of employers without ever leaving your desk. - Laura
Monster acquired JobTrak, so it now provides jobs and
resume databases for more then 1,000 university career
centers. There is an impressive research section where
you can pull up profiles of thousands of companies.
Monstermoving division offers relocation services.
Owned by Tribune and Knight Ridder, this network of
75 career sites is easily navigable. The Layoff Survival
Kit suggests that if you get fired you should be honest
about it in an interview, but you shouldn't voluntieer
This recently redesigned site has more than 79,000 tech
job postings from 6,800 employers nationwide.
Once you find a job, use the salary calculator, powered
by Salary.com, to figure how much you should be paid.
Afraid your boss will find out you're job hunting? HotJobs'
HotBlock technology lets job seekers control which employers
see their resumes. Search through thousands of jobs
by company name, keyword and location.
Search through 12,000 jobs and research companies. But
beware: A search for Viacom only returned details on
its blockbuster division and Agency.com with isn't even
part of Viacom. There are hundreds of discussion boards
and a section devoted.