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Planning A Job Search?
The Times, They Are A Changing
EDINA, MN – April 27, 2000 – Planning to look for a new job soon? To be effective in your job search, you need to recognize that the world of employment has changed dramatically in the last few years. According to 1999 survey of HR professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management, nearly 40% of human-resources professionals posted job openings on the Internet. Forrester Research has projected that 32% of all advertising budgets for recruitment in the year 2000 will be spent on the Internet.
Recognizing the Internet as an effective means for job seekers to conduct all aspects of their job search, Quest (https://questcareer.com) has launched a Web site offering online career transition assistance. Job seekers can visit this site to receive assistance in their job search by reviewing resume writing tips (https://questcareer.com/resume-writing-tips), a resume before-and-after example (https://questcareer.com/resume-makeover-example), and useful career articles. Job seekers can receive further assistance by hiring Quest to provide resume marketability critiques, resume writing services, guidance in selecting a career, job interview help, or ongoing career transition assistance and support.
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Offering these career transition services via the Internet allows Quest to assist job seekers throughout the world by working with them via e-mail. Telephone consultations are also offered for those job seekers who prefer this approach. “Our online approach to providing career transition assistance allows our career transition consultants to work one-on-one with job seekers while providing job seekers with the ability to receive job search assistance at times that are convenient to their schedules,” said Ann Hackett, president and founder of Quest. “Through our affiliate partners, we can provide job seekers visiting our site with additional online tools — career assessment tools, a career bookstore, a resume distribution service, and access to salary surveys — to offer them a truly one-stop shop for online career transition assistance.”