|How to Make Your Patent Law Job Search as Painless as Possible
Getting ready to search for a job can be a little daunting.
Long gone are the days where you just sat down on the sofa with the Sunday paper, circling ads. Now, with the click of a few buttons, you can be searching current jobs on the other side of the globe. And with just a few more clicks, you can instantly send a company in Tokyo your resume and cover letter.
It's clear the internet has solved problems in the job searching arena, but where do you start? Well, one quick starting point is to post your resume and let employers find you.
Here is a short list of top resume posting services that actual employers use to find candidates. You may post your resume on these sites and search for jobs:
- CareerBuilder.com - One of the largest Job Search, Employment and Career Sites
- Beyond.com - Careers. Business. Life. Go Further, Go Beyond!
- Monster.com - Monster.com claims that if you post your resume on Monster, you will be twice as likely to get an interview and the job.
- HotResumes.com - Post your resume on this quickly growing resume database.
- CollegeRecruiter.com - Search internships and entry level jobs in a variety of areas (including the legal field). Post your resume.
You can also use a resume submission service. One company in particular will e-mail your resume and cover letter to 1,000's of headhunters. Headhunters are well-connected individuals around the nation (and globe) who can place you with are currently hiring firms. Or to be even more precise, you can target the headhunters in the IP Law industry.
Many specialized professionals (like yourself) use headhunters to help them to find jobs. There is no cost to you - normally, the company searching to fill the position pays a fee to the headhunter when the right person for the job is hired.
Here are 4-useful paid tools that will make your job search easy. Just click on each to learn the details:
- Resume Rabbit.com - Post your resume on up to 75 top jobs sites like Monster, CareerBuilder, etc... quickly and easily. If you are planning to post your resume on all these job sites yourself, it would take you dozens of hours. ResumeRabbit.com will save you quite a bit of time by posting to 75 different job posting sites for you for less than $60.
- ResumeZapper.com - This service will send out your resume to 1,000's of recruiters and headhunters. Select industry targeting to get your resume sent only to headhunters who recruit in the legal industry.
- 6FigureJobs.com - Specializes in job placement and job openings for those in the $100K or above pay range.
- TheLadders.com - Search jobs paying $100K or above. LawLadders specializes in job placement for $100K + legal jobs.
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