3 Ways to Cure Your Job-Search Woes

Tech2Go: Applying online is a good start, but use these tools to get yourself hired.

Posted: 06/13/2012 04:07 PM EDT

Considering today's economy, anyone on the hunt for a job needs every available tool to help in the search. Technology is an invaluable resource in your search for new opportunities, and you can do a lot more than just fill out applications online. Here are three common tech tools that can help get you back on the payroll.

 

Email

 

One way to use your email account to make the most of your job search is to distribute a regular newsletter to your contacts. You can update your network on any new classes or certifications you've received, talk about the latest news in your industry and let folks know that you're looking for new opportunities.

 

There is a lot of free software out there for this purpose, but MailChimp is widely regarded as one of the best. You can set up a newsletter from dozens of templates, integrate your social media networks and track responses online or through the mobile app. The service is free for a distribution list of up to 2,000 contacts, and you can send 12,000 emails per month.

 

Read the full story at theroot.com.

 

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