Author Archive | Jim Stroud

How To Search Job Boards You Never Heard Of

Do you know how many job boards there are online? What are you thinking? 20… 40…? 100…? There is an organization called “International Association of Employment Web Sites” and according to them there are more than 40,000 employment sites that serve job seekers, employers and recruiters worldwide. (See for yourself at: www.employmentwebsites.org ) That being […]

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How To Find a Job on Twitter

In the debut episode of “The Jim Stroud Show,” Jim gives jobhunting tips on how to find hidden jobs on Twitter. Will you do me a quick favor? Download the show notes Subscribe to The Jim Stroud Show on YouTube Tell somebody about my show! Finally, thank you for watching. (Smile) Leave me a comment […]

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Job Hunting In the Hidden Job Market (Video)

Did you know that traditional job searches leave you at a disadvantage? Why? Simply put, there are a lot of unadvertised jobs that you are overlooking everyday. If you do not know about these hidden jobs. its because you have been looking in the wrong places. Its time to do something different! In this video […]

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How To Job Hunt Like a Spy (Part 1)

Hat tip to my pal Geoff Peterson for inspiring this idea! (Smile) Is there a company that you really, really want to get into? Well, there is a way to increase your chances of being found and contacted without being a nuisance to the recruiter. Its called “Careersite Spying.” In a nutshell, you find out […]

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Unemployment Numbers You Need to Know

Although I hate taxes as much as the next guy, I have to appreciate some of what I get for my money. Case in point, how often do you check the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics? Okay, there was a time would I would have said “never” as well. However, I feel myself being pulled […]

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How to Search Google, Yahoo, and Bing Efficiently

In this episode of The Searchologist, Jim Stroud explains how to search Google, Yahoo and Bing more efficiently by using the metasearch engine – Dogpile. Plus, Otis Collier gives tips on how to increase views of your Linkedin profile. Yay! Watch the video, then pass it on to a friend. Click here for more recruiter […]

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Top 10 Jobs that will (most likely and least likely) Be Outsourced

Nancy Folbre is an economic professor at the University of Massachusetts and by all-accounts, she is one smart cookie. Case in point, she did a report on “The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the US Labor Market” that said (among other things) that “Employment growth is ‘polarizing’ into relatively high-skill, high-wage jobs and low-skill, low-wage […]

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