Job Banks - the Portal to your Dream Job! « Back
Technology has advanced considerably - even the resume industry has been transformed with the introduction of various job-search agencies, such as online recruiters, headhunters, and job portals and manpower service providers.
Like many employment agencies, job portals and manpower service providers have seen a significant growth spurt in the last 10 years. There are perhaps more than adequate jobs reaching out to various classes of professionals during the boom of technology.
Job portals may seem intimidating to some, but in reality, they are an expansion of the daily job market reaching on a daily basis to job seekers without fail- online. They are easy to use, practical and get results - fast. And most of the time they are FREE. Job Seeker should not overlooked the importance of accessing job portals/banks in their search for that Ideal Job. There are definite plus and advantages to use the job portals. Your resume can be posted at one site and forward for country-wide distribution to the right parties and connection.
Many job portals also possess a “Apply Now” section, allowing a document to be available online and searchable by keywords and key phrases.
Taking it one step further, these same job portals have incorporated "job matching systems” Jobs matching your skill set, target area, and/or salary requirement are automatically submitted by e-mail account for your review and desired action.
An increasing number of recruiters are focusing themselves within a niche market; and because of this, a rising number of industry-specific job portals have emerged. These portals only cater to the specific jobs that resonates with the targeted industries.Finding job portals serving specifically the information technology, sales, health care, and manufacturing industries (among others) are more common today than even a decade preceding this age.
Job bank results can vary upon a number of variables:
... Visibility of the job portal( also known as job bank)
... Keywords / key phrases contained in the resume
... Jobseekers current industry and position / education level
... Specific Requirements for target position (i.e. some companies seeking medical sales professionals require a minimum of 18 months sales experience, preferably in a medical or clinical industry)
Posting to job portals can be an added approach to your job search, but shouldn't replace the tried-and-true results produced from networking, newspaper classifieds and creation job opportunities by sending resumes to the desired company you have set your work interest on; taking cover letter, resumes and follow up letter guidelines into consideration to secure maximum chances.