Thursday 15 October 2009

Job Hunting: Select Web 2.0 Websites

Hired! On Facebook:

A weekly column that profiles lessons learned of individual job seekers along with commentary from career experts. Venue to post jobs, seek jobs and discuss job markets. The site is hosted by with a link to’s jobs section. The site has 2,393 “fans”.


Brings recruiters, hiring managers and job seekers together on Twitter. The only job board that provides instant notification of open positions via text messaging. The site has 5700+ vertical Job Channels on Twitter which allow recruiters and hiring companies to specifically target job seekers in cities and job types across the world. Job seekers can get instant notification of any new jobs as a text message on their cell phones and recruiters and companies have access to a cost effective and targeted social media job board. The network includes 300,000+ jobs, 90,000 followers+, 6,000+ companies. Most of the government services public companies and defense primes are use this site.


Online network facilitator allows users to update status, proactively manage networks, and recommend colleagues. LinkedIn charges users a premium for some career-related services and companies for the use of proprietary software that helps them identify potential candidates. Most public government and defense players have profiles on the site. The website has over 44 million members in 200 countries.

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