We are always on the lookout at ITJobMatch.com for resources and tools to help tech industry job seekers find the career they’ve been dreaming of. Here are our 5 picks for the best online resources for tech industry job seekers:
Hannah Morgan founded Career Sherpa to help professionals and entrepreneurs maneuver though the job search process. Her advice has been featured in Huffington Post, Business Insider, AOL Jobs, The Daily Muse, USA Today and Money magazine. She writes a weekly column in U.S. News & World Report.
Hannah develops job search-related content by sifting through, condensing and highlighting the relevant information on personal branding, reputation management, search strategies, effective résumés, interview tips and more.
There really is such a wealth of information, resources and tools on LinkedIn. It’s not just another social media platform.
Not only can you link to professionals in your field and follow their content, you can follow company pages and employees. Many companies are starting to use LinkedIn for posting jobs and searching for candidates
Anyone searching for a job should set up a complete profile and résumé, as well as post updates and industry-relevant original thoughts and articles. Many companies utilize the “apply through LinkedIn” feature in their application process. LinkedIn members can fill out applications and submit LinkedIn profiles and résumés with the click of a button. And, headhunters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to research potential hires and look for candidate endorsements and connections.
Business Insider’s Tech Insider page is loaded with up-to-the-minute tech industry news. While it is not specifically a tool for job seekers, it’s a great resource for anyone who needs to stay abreast in the industry.
Daily articles report on topics like tech trends, job growth areas and the intermingling of tech and government. 10 Things You Need to Know in Tech Today always links to fast-moving stories about company mergers and executive ousters.
BI Tech Insider is a great tool for keeping yourself informed as you make decisions about the direction of your career, and for being in the know as you head into tech industry interviews.
The blog at workitdaily.com features a ton of uplifting, really useful information about all things job hunt related.
The website features free webinars on career change and the job search. It offers career-match quizzes and online career counseling.
Articles on relevant topics like interview techniques, résumé enhancement and crafting your elevator are posted frequently.
You know we have to shamelessly self-promote … No tech industry job search is complete without ItJobMatch.com.
ITJobMatch.com is a job board with an unrivaled skills matching engine that uses the most comprehensive taxonomy of IT products and skills to connect job seekers with employers. Rather than rely solely on keyword-based résumé searching, employers and job seekers are matched on the basis of actual skills they either need or possess.
ITJobMatch.com allows job seekers to:
Map your IT fingerprint
Use our exclusive IT Skill Taxonomy to map your skills on an online profile far more powerful than any résumé.
Complete self assessments
Rate yourself from having “Basic” to “Expert'” knowledge, demonstrating to employers where you can provide assistance.
Post your profile on ITJobMatch.com
Employers match their skill requirements to the skills you possess.
Find IT jobs that fit
Find jobs that fit your skills and work preferences. Instantly score jobs based on how well each job suits you. Apply with a single click.
There you have it. Now go bookmark these pages and keep your tech job search buzzing.