Internet Job Search Strategies

The voyage of discovery is not in looking for new landscapes, but in looking with new eyes.
—Anonymous

Job search has become established as one of the truly viable activities taking place on the Internet. This spells good news for you, since most college students have more experience with the Net and have free on-campus access to all that the Net has to offer. If you truly want to find a level playing field for your job search, the Internet is your stadium.

Keep in mind that the purpose of this chapter is to point you to only the best of the best. The Internet certainly has innumerable nooks and crannies where geeks can hide loads of useless information. If you searched long enough and hard enough, you could probably find a job in Podunk, Iowa, listed in some obscure Usenet discussion area. But the truly productive and efficient areas are few, yet rich in resources waiting to be mined. They include the following.