Finding a Job on the Internet

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Here is a clear, concise guide to launching an effective '90s-style job search - and getting results - by tapping the Mother of all Networks. Thousands of career opportunities are posted on the Internet every day. By following the advice provided here, you'll learn how to make the most of the Net's smorgasbord of possibilities, using its vast resources to research companies and career opportunities, make contacts, and - most importantly - get in the door! Online experts Alfred and Emily Glossbrenner cover a wide ...
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Overview

Here is a clear, concise guide to launching an effective '90s-style job search - and getting results - by tapping the Mother of all Networks. Thousands of career opportunities are posted on the Internet every day. By following the advice provided here, you'll learn how to make the most of the Net's smorgasbord of possibilities, using its vast resources to research companies and career opportunities, make contacts, and - most importantly - get in the door! Online experts Alfred and Emily Glossbrenner cover a wide variety of job markets, including international employment opportunities, emphasizing academic, government, science and hi-tech, business, and health care opportunities. Learn how to make the most of the Online Career Center and other resources, including major commercial services such as America Online, CompuServe, and Prodigy.

Glossbrenner tells how to put an effective resume online and get insider information on companies, including unannounced job openings, by corresponding directly with employers and employees on the Internet. This book tells how to find career opportunities along the information superhighway and how to make the most of them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070240551
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 4/1/1995
  • Pages: 290
  • Product dimensions: 7.38 (w) x 9.19 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Hardware & software basics 3
2 Getting connected 19
3 Internet basics 35
4 How to use the tools 43
5 The Internet: Organized by subject 65
6 Non-Internet options: America Online, CompuServe, & Prodigy 81
7 The Online Career Center 103
8 E-Span's Interactive Employment Network 117
9 The Occupational Outlook Handbook online! 125
10 Finding a job in government 131
11 Finding a job in academe 141
12 Finding a job in science & high tech 157
13 Finding a job in health care 167
14 Finding a job in business 175
15 Preparing your resume & putting it online 189
16 Making contacts: Newsgroups, mailing lists, & SIGs 207
17 Joining professional & trade organizations 233
18 Online databases: More information 245
Appendix The Internet Toolkit & Glossbrenner's Choice 257
Index 275
About the authors 290
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