3 Ways of Using New Technologies to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Better Job

Gone are the days when applying for and securing jobs was totally a paperwork and offline thing. More and more people now use available technologies to get informed on and take advantage of job opportunities.

Whether you are looking for full time gigs, contract work or freelance jobs you can take advantage of these four technologies in getting updates on opportunities you might be interested in;

Email

You may be familiar with email as it’s a well known means of online communication. However you can use email more effectively in your job search especially in filtering out unwanted job opportunities and ensuring you get only updates on the areas you are interested in.

Signing up for email alerts on Ngcareers for example you choose the specific specialisations and keywords. You may want to set up email alerts from at least 2 or 3 reputable sources.

Online Resumes

Many recruiters and employers prefer to search resume/CV databases to get candidates whose profiles meet their requirements. Increasingly having visible online resume that appears in searches by employers can increase your chances of getting a phone call for interviews.

Recently Ngcareers launched its talent search engine and already there are 100,000+ working individuals, jobseekers etc with complete resume profiles on the talent platform. Ngcareers gives access to top recruiters and employers who can search for suitable candidates for their jobs based on keywords. Just as Linkedin is an online professional platform for business people and professionals to showcase their profile online and make meaningful connections Ngcareers also enables career individuals create instantly a captivating online resume that they can use to enhance their chances of getting hired.

Twitter

The micro-blogging site has become more than just a communication and news sharing platform. Using the right strategy like following relevant handles, finding the right hastags etc can lead you to various job opportunities including lots of part time or freelance work.

Everyday people and organisations tweet about work opportunities they want to fill and if you are active on Twitter and know your way to finding these information you can soon be onto a good paying job.

Are there any new ideas or means you think people can take advantage of to increase their chances of getting job opportunities? You can share them via the comments box.

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Paul Eze is the Co-founder and CEO at NGCareers. He is an avid writer. Connect with Paul on Twitter

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