What's the modern procedure for finding a job?
August 26, 2010 9:32 AM Subscribe
How do people find jobs these days, anyway? My beloved husband was fired yesterday from the job he's held for ten years as a full-time employee and for four years prior to that as a contractor (after his first bad review, not that I'm bitter).
posted by KathrynT to Work & Money (25 answers total) 107 users marked this as a favorite
Given that I'm having a baby in two and a half months, getting a new job ASAP is pretty imperative. . . but how? The process has clearly changed in the past decade. He has a LinkedIn profile; how can he best leverage that? What's the etiquette for introducing friends-of-friends on LinkedIn? Until yesterday, he was a technical writer at a Large Software Company in Redmond, with consistently good reviews. Do people still use monster.com or whatever?
I apologize for the scattershot nature of this question; I'm freaking out a little bit. God, I hope they don't contest unemployment.