I gave a presentation on "How To Find Hidden Jobs on The Web."

How To Find Hidden Jobs on The Web

I had a blast speaking at RE:Focus on Careers tonight. My topic was “How to Find Hidden Jobs on The Web.” I started off describing a jobfair in Tokyo and made parallels to our jobmarket. I talked about the frustration that accompanied a traditional jobsearch (Jobfairs, Job Boards, et cetera) and stressed the need to pursue non-conventional methods.

I talked a lot about social media, Google and how to use some of the various free online apps and websites. (Can I get an Amen? <– Inside joke) In between my presentation slides people raised their hands for questions and although I planned to have a Q & A at the end, I just rolled with it in TRU Unconference fashion.

I spoke for about 45 minutes (give or take) but the time flew by and I was very appreciative of 1) the kind words given to me afterwards and 2) that everyone was still awake. (Smile)

Here are some of the pics from the event:

Debbie Rodkin and Me
Sharing and caring at RE:Focus on Careers
My pal Doug Lehman
I look like I am saying something profound, but probably am not.

FYI, the next issue of The Searchologist Magazine will focus on tech tips for job seekers. Click here to receive an email notification when its ready. Should be some time next week!

Jessica Miller-Merrell

Jessica Miller-Merrell (@jmillermerrell) is a workplace change agent, author and consultant focused on human resources and talent acquisition living in Austin, TX. Recognized by Forbes as a top 50 social media influencer and is a global speaker. She’s the founder of Workology, a workplace HR resource and host of the Workology Podcast.

Reader Interactions


  1. Rusty Tarsches says

    Great presentation at the RE:FOCUS meeting on Tuesday night. Anyone looking too be noticed on the web during their job search should follow the advice given by Jim. I am! Thanks for the help and suggestions.


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