Email. The World Wide Web. Cyberspace. If you haven’t had personal experience with the Internet, you may worry that it’s too complicated for you to use, that you’re not techno-savvy enough to learn it, or that somehow you might endanger the world if you click that little mouse on the wrong icon.
The surprising thing is how easy it is. Once you’re hooked up, conducting an online job search is,without a doubt, simpler than programming your VCR. So sit down at your computer and let your cyber fingers do the walking through the career sections of online directories.
In this section, you’ll learn how to prepare a resume for your cyberspace job search. You’ll also learn about the scanning technology that your resume may encounter once it reaches the employer’s desk.
- What an e-resume is?
- How resume databases work?
- What it means to have your resume searched?
- How to get your resume into a resume bank?
- What resume scanning is?
- Which organizations electronically scan resumes?
- What the employer’s side of scanning technology is like?
- What the pros and cons of resume scanning are?
- How to create your own scannable resume?
- Learning the advantages of e-mailing your resume to an employer
- Understanding why you shouldn’t send your resume as an attached file
- Preparing your document for its trip through cyberspace
- Launching your cover letter and resume
- What online resume banks are?
- Who benefits from online resume databases?
- What industries use online recruiting sources?
- Where to find the best resume banks for you?
- What to watch out for when posting online?
- How to deposit your resume into an online bank?