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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Accelerate Searching For Local Jobs Using Google (Video)

Insider Tips: Do you know how to power search on Google for local job postings? It's not perfect but neither are looking at the thousands of job posting sites. In less then five minutes you can see if it helps your new career or job search. It does not matter whether you are in New York, New Delhi or New Hope.  Learn how to by watching the video.
Internsover40 Tips:
Time:3 minutes
Difficulty Level: Beginner
After you view the video demo try to follow these steps to do your own job search using Google advanced search.
Step 1:Go to www.google.com

Step 2:Type in your job search in this order: you city/town job name. For example: “San Diego electronic engineering  jobs” (be sure to have quotes). If hundreds or thousands of results are returned go to step 3.

Step 3:Narrow the dates of your search: Click on the advanced Search link (this is just below the Google search button). Click on the Blue highlighted link at the bottom of the page “Date usage rights,numeric range  and more. Click on the “Date:anytime” drop down arrow” change it to” past week”.  Then click on the advance search button at the bottom of the page. This should give a manageable number of local job postings. If you are in a very large city you might try changing to to the “last 24 hours”.

Step 4: You can now click on the links that seem relevant. Remember that you will get back some junk , but after using this a few times you will probably find a new and relevant listings from local companies that have posted their jobs on their corporate websites.


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  1. It is hard to keep trying and be positive. I feel for all of the people who are really hurting.

  2. Job searching is very frustrating. That's why it's important to be patient. Technology can really help you during your Job search.

  3. Another tool to "catch more fish" is truncation where you put a special character (*, ?, !) at the end of a word like librarian* so you get both librarian and librarians and even any hyphenated combinations. Sorry, I don't know Google's truncation character yet...
    Harry Brooks/I can find the needle in your haystack!

  4. This is a good tip, but is difficult if you have surrounding locations you want to search. On www.GadBall.com the job search runs your search on multiple job boards and allows for a location radius - if you can't find what you need using the Google tip, this might help.

  5. Thanks for the posting! Such as exciting stuff here, some great tips swirling around me!

    Career Guidance


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