Okay, IT friends, mentors and students: many people have been sending me resumes and telling me about their job search. The tip I’m seeing from the most successful is solid use of the Internet.
Reluctantly or not, get onto Facebook. (Never give away your real birth date, by the way. And don’t use any of the “apps” like Farmville.) You can then establish a related business page. Remember: YOU are your business!
Though quite frankly I use it less, I’d still join LinkedIn and connect to as many people as you can. You’ll have to join groups if you want to talk to real people, which isn’t bad.
And finally, if you haven’t done so already, I highly recommend setting up job search agents on the following sites: