What You Should Be Spending Your Time Doing When in Job Search

You never know what may pop up on the job boards, so go ahead and check them out and apply for some. Just don’t make that the main focus of your search. Job boards are best used for research purposes. Use them to see what’s in demand, the type of keywords you’ll want in your resumes, and for what companies may be looking for talent. Since only about 15% of executives land through a job board, they are not reliable, at the executive level, for much more than research.

Listen to ExecuNet’s Director of Career Services Harriette Lowenthal explain what you should be doing to land your next great challenge in this excerpt from At the Beginning of Your Job Search…

William Flamme

William Flamme

William Flamme is ExecuNet's Marketing Content Manager, where he is responsible for developing engaging career, job search, and leadership insight and delivering executive-level content across the various properties under the ExecuNet brand. Prior to joining ExecuNet in 2008, Will earned a master's degree in education and taught fifth grade and sixth grade. As a teacher, he deepened his appreciation for the written word and mastered skills necessary for managing writers who sometimes view deadlines as homework.

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