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How Many Job Boards Should I Use?


Dear Experts,

Should I use all the job boards available online? Does it increase my chances? Or, is it better to focus on just a few?

Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter:

Q#425 I would use all job boards to find open positions you are interested in. It doesn’t hurt to browse. (@gradversity)

Q#425 Focus your time first on niche job boards to get the most relevant results, then aggregators (indeed.com). (@beneubanks)

Q#425 Job boards are good idea if you focus on quality, not quantity. (@teenarose)

Q#425 Vague ques. Research & targeted applications? More is better. Posting rez all over Web? Ineffective approach-effort req’d. (@DawnBugni)

Q#425 Posting on job boards has low success rate. Focus on networking & hidden job market & approaching companies. (@CareerBranches)

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