Have you spent hours searching job boards for position listings?
Did you know employers and hiring managers are very sophisticated when they look for candidates, and know just the right key words to use?
Here are a few examples of how recruiters scout candidates
C++ java -jobs -samples intitle:resume OR inurl:resume AND Cleveland
this is an example of a Google Search for software candidates in Cleveland
(“business analyst” OR “systems analyst” or Analyst or BA) and (Retail or POS or “point of sales”) and (ecommerce or e-commerce or web or internet) and (inventory or SCM or “supply chain”) and (“crystal report*)
this is a search string from a recruiter challenged to find candidates for Business Analyst positions with experience in Crystal Reports. This search string is one that can be used inside job boards
Today, we’re going to help you create your own string. You don’t even have to learn the language.
I’m working with the recruiting industry insiders who built the products used by 70% of the Fortune 500 to find candidates. We are going to give you a customized string for your job search.
After years of training companies to find candidates, my friends Chris Forman and Tim McKegney founded StartWire, a private social networking platform, to help job seekers.
If you join StartWire and complete a profile that share your interests–ideal job title, industry sectors of interest and location; Chris and Tim will provide you with your own custom Boolean search string you can use for your own needs.
Registering on StartWire takes less than five minutes, and you’ll get your search string within 48 hours–at the latest. Sound good?
To your success,
(P.S. StartWire will help you find keywords to search for the right job, if you need help finding keywords for your resume, check out this post I wrote on how to find the best keywords through a tag cloud.)