Cyper Career Search Reviews
by Bonnie Burton, Digit staff writer
Graduation is just around the corner and many college students are tying up
their running shoes for a spring ritual called "the resumé race."
With resumés and cover letters in hand, graduates are licking envelopes
and frantically faxing their credentials to potential employers. But there is
an easier way to distribute a resumé without paying high faxing costs or
getting numb tongues from sealing countless envelopes.
Desperate job seekers can now post their resumés and cover letters to
numerous job banks on the Internet. All listed job banks are free and offer
valuable information on resume writing, interviewing, career searches, and
The following list includes some of the better job boards and career services
For users who would like job classifieds to come directly to their e-mail
accounts, the Rocky Mountain Internet Users Group offers a job announcement
e-mail list through their Job Search Action Group. Contact Robert Skrobe at
firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
- The Job Board, at
allows users to post both their resumés and cover letters. Most job
positions listed are for those seeking careers in computer programming. This
text-only web site works more like the newspaper classifieds, assigning each
user an individual number to use when sending employers a copy of their
- E-SPAN: The Interactive Employment Network, at
http://www.espan.com, provides not only a place to post a resumé to 1,700 employers offering over 2,500 paid job openings, but also information on career fairs, salary guides, resume tips, and networking advice. E-SPAN also spotlights top companies hiring on the Internet and supplies users with the latest version of their Occupational Outlook Handbook. Different job fields are represented, from administration to game design. E-SPAN also plans to list information on finance management and skills assessment, as well as creating a future support group chat session.
- Career Mosaic, at
sections on employers, job listings, college networking, and their supporting
advertising firm, Bernard Hodes Advertising. Their college section not only
lists employers exclusively looking for college graduates, but also provides
links to university home pages, the Yahoo Education Directory from Stanford,
and the Dewey Web where students can contact one another.
- The Monster Board, at http://www.monster.com, supplies
section titles such as cyberfair, employer profiles, career search, virtual
help and even a site to download Mosaic software. Users can limit their career
search options to job disciplines, job industries, locations, titles, and
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