Here at Keeping Nickels, I write mostly about stuff for entrepreneurs and freelancers. Lately, I have found some good links for job seekers and wanted to share them.
Futurama: Marci Alboher gives nine tips for preparing for jobs for the future.
Workerbee: Web Worker Daily
Lance-a-lot: Freelance Writing Gigs
Ideal Job: Idealist
Penelope Trunk’s Brazen Careerist is now a social network which is like a Facebook for professionals.
Koda.us is a new site for social recruiting. KODA allows emerging talent and smart companies to go beyond the resume or traditional job posting with employer and employee profiles that allow both sides of the hiring equation to get to know each other. Currently Koda is free to use during its beta period.
Also, how much should you spend on your job hunt? Mary Pilon of the Wall Street Journal’s The Wallet asks the question.
I will out of town this weekend, but if I were here in NYC, I would attend Laid Off Camp.
- A Free two-day gathering of individuals in a career transition who are looking to gain perspective, discover new passions, or reinvent their careers.
- Educate, empower, and connect entry and mid-level digital media, advertising, publishing, technology, and financial services professionals.
- Panels, sessions, and discussion topics include:
- The art of interviewing, legal and accounting needs of new businesses, alternative working spaces, budgeting for the downturn, building your personal brand, affordable health insurance, implications of accepting a shorter work week, unemployment insurance, and becoming a freelancer.
- You don’t have to unemployed to attend.
Laid Off Camp is FREE. It is Friday and Saturday (May 1-2). RSVP.