News ArchiveJob contest lets bloggers become pilots3:50am Thursday 02 April 2009
Tags: blogger job viral marketing job search pilot malaysia airasia islandreefjob
Malaysian airline AirAsia recently launched the "So You Wanna Be a Pilot?" contest, by which it's offering 10 people the chance to become a pilot. No experience or training is necessary; all contestants must do is submit a blog entry between 1 April and 15 May explaining why they deserve the opportunity. read more...ShortShorts Jobs launches10:41am Wednesday 01 April 2009
Tags: shortshorts retail jobs jobadder niche job board youth fashion
Earlier this week, a new niche fashion and rag trade job site ShortShorts launched. ShortShorts is a revolution for employers and job seekers in the fashion and rag trade industry. The site currently lists over 250 jobs across Australia and has just integrated with job posting software Jobadder. Job seekers have the ability to create their own profile, allowing them to upload and attach photos when applying for a job. All advertisers who mention it is a requirement to wear short shorts in the workplace will receive a 20% discount on the job listing. It only takes three short steps to get up and running.
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read more...Google Keyboard Shortcuts10:54am Tuesday 31 March 2009
Tags: google google labs testing keyboard shortcuts accessibility search engine
Google is always experimenting with new features aimed at improving the search experience. Everyone loves keyboard shortcuts, but only if we could remember all of them. This experimental search function is not new, but interesting to let readers know about ongoing development. read more...Keyword Trends & Research Tools8:23pm Monday 30 March 2009
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Are you tired of reading articles and books on SEO, Search Engine Marketing and Internet Marketing? By now you will know that keyword selection and optimization is essential for driving traffic to your website and the way to improve your search engine ranking. read more...LinkedIn Job Referrals BETA5:10pm Monday 30 March 2009
Tags: linkedin job search referral network beta testing linkedin.com
LinkedIn are currently beta testing a further refinement to the job referral function. If you are “not interested in this job” you can forward it to someone in your 1st or 2nd connection network. The list is automatically populated against your connections job function & industry to get the best match. read more...Share your LinkedIn profile9:18pm Sunday 29 March 2009
Tags: jobscore linkedin twitter linkedin profile application form api cheezhead digital resume linkedin.com cheezhead.com
Since its launch, LinkedIn has been a thriving success and continues to improve the site for all types of users. While looking into the jobs available at Twitter (No, I am not moving to the USA) I noticed that they are using JobScore as their ATS. read more...Do not "Auto Approve" job adverts8:13pm Sunday 29 March 2009
Tags: job boards scam job advert online advertising hippo job board software hippo.com.au
It amazes me how job boards (and other classifieds sites) continue to allow adverts to be posted live without checking the job advert or advertiser. Checking to see if the advertiser is legit is one step you can take to stop scams (and fake ads) appearing on your site. read more...Print Advert Pointers3:58pm Sunday 29 March 2009
Tags: mycareer print invoice waste print advertising
Readers would be aware of my Saturday morning routine - get up and read The Age's MyCareer section. A few weeks ago we pointed out the wasted print space and this week the paper is inundated with ad pointers. It's a no-brainer that the number of job adverts appearing in the paper is drying up - so now each page is filled up with these stupid pointers.If I worked at either Victoria University or RMIT I would check the invoice to see why you paid for the double-up of pointers on the same page. read more...There have been 2 Applications for this job2:43pm Friday 27 March 2009
Did you know that some of the job adverts on JobsJobsJobs display the number of people that apply for a job? Surprised... So am I. Today we noticed a BDM role with JobX posted on JobsJobsJobs. Are they only just "sharing content" or is the merger announcement delayed due to another merger process still under discussion? read more...Prepare yourself for the job searching process11:57pm Thursday 26 March 2009
Finding a job used to be a very slow process, but this has drastically changed with the advent of online job boards and social networking sites. Rather than watch the Saturday morning paper shrink in size - you can supercharge your job search by setting up an account with a multitude of online job boards and have hundreds of leads delivered to you inbox daily. You can also create an online profiles on social networking sites, where you can increase the chances of being found (or finding a job). read more...