Online Job Search

Job Resource Sites See Traffic Increase

2009-03-09 13:21:01

In an article in today’s San Francisco Chronicle, the reporter highlights the fact that traffic numbers are up on popular job posting sites. It states “traffic to job search sites, for instance, grew 51 percent in January from the same month a year earlier.” In addition to pointing out job posting and social networking sites, the article provides some other useful pieces of information for job seekers, including:

  • Areas of opportunity: “The sectors that held up the best were health care, which was down 8 percent to 581,625 job postings, and education, in which job postings fell 9 percent to 62,933.”
  • Job/Company Insider Resources: is referenced in the article as a “resource that can give users an inside look at companies.”  As many of you may know the reviews on Glassdoor list the pros and cons of a workplace, but can also let potential hires know what questions to ask during the interview process.  

Are you looking for a job? What have you noticed in your job search?  What resources have you been tapping to research jobs?