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Knobull Highlights Resources That Strengthen Career Search

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BOSTON - eTradeWire -- Lynn Bentley, President of Knobull reported, "LinkedIn can be an excellent resource for so many things: Getting yourself and your talents out there, networking with people you admire in your field, learning about different industries, and browsing viral posts about work culture are just a few ways to take advantage of the career platform. Over the years, LinkedIn has become one of the most popular job listing sites alongside its networking perks, with a plethora of positions posted hourly!

However, it's not the only job resource available, especially if your skills exist outside its more corporate vibe. There are many more options for job searching outside of LinkedIn and the old guard of Glassdoor, Google, and Indeed that could be better suited to your search."

Target the startup world with Otta, a job site for new and emerging companies. To get started, you take a survey telling them your job preferences, from culture to location. They'll share jobs across marketing, software engineering, product and data, among others, at companies that may appeal to you.

BuiltIn specializes in tech jobs — they've got listings for everything from AI to fintech, gaming to data analytics. You can search jobs by company, size, perks and location to find a good fit for your skill set and career goals in the tech sphere.

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Chances are your alma mater is hitting you up for cash. Hit them up for job leads instead! Many alumni associations offer job listings or host networking events, so if you're looking to get connected, consider giving your school's career resources the ol' college try.

Idealist may be a great starting point for you. They share job postings from local nonprofits near you, remote jobs, internships and even volunteer opportunities.

Craigslist can be an excellent resource for temp work, contract jobs or food service and hospitality jobs. Just make sure you're being safe while using the website — take a friend with you if you meet up with someone in person or call ahead to ensure the posting is legit.

Facebook can be used solely for the job connections! You can easily find groups devoted to your career sweet spot; freelance writing and design groups are popular options. Your neighborhood group Nextdoor could also be a resource — your next great job may just come via a neighbor.

WayUp is a career site for jobseekers either in college or just out of college who are looking for opportunities in their field and need help cutting through the clutter of entry-level positions. WayUp can help you find paid internships or make your first big career moves, and connect you to companies looking for new talent.

Bentley concluded, "Whether you're casually browsing or looking to make big moves ASAP, add these sites to your career search routine."

Source: Knobull
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