Best Blogs for Job Seekers

When you’re looking for a job, it is easy to get stuck in a rut.  You may be using the same tired strategies over and over again, or you could repeating a fatal mistake.  Whatever your problem is, the best way to identify and solve it is by looking at it from a different perspective.  There are a variety of amazing job search blogs available that can help you change the way that you look at your career planning and job search process, while also introducing you to new strategies.  Take a look at these blogs and see if any of them speak to you:

Simply Hired

This blog covers a variety of topics related to job search and career planning.  The contributors include human resources experts, recruiters, marketing professionals, social media managers and employment counselors.  The breadth of expertise represented on this blog provides job seekers with a wide perspective on the job search process.

Careerealism

The slogan of this site is “because every job is temporary”, and it the perfect first stop for any serious job seeker.  The blog features a variety of contributors from different disciplines and the site strives to examine the job search process in a way that is unique and relevant to today’s job seeker.

Come Recommended

Come Recommended is a Public Relations firm that assists job seekers in creating their own self-branding strategy.  In addition to covering a wide range of topics on job search, there is also a multitude of useful  articles on career management and job maintenance.

Career Bright

Career Bright is geared towards people who are in the process of making a career transition.  The blog focuses on current strategies that are effective in today’s labour market.  Additionally, there is a collection of articles that would be of use to people who are considering entrepreneurship as a career path.

Social media gives us immediate access to information from an endless supply of voices.  Blogs can be an excellent source new perspectives that open you up to opportunities that you hadn’t previously considered.  If you make reading job search blogs a part of your strategy, you may be surprised by the doors that they open for you.

(Written by: Karen Bivand, Photo by: Stuart Miles/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net)

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