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Monday, October 6, 2008

Job Hunting Tips From Robert Scoble

Robert Scoble, former Microsoft employee / blogger, and current Managing Director of is offering up his tips about being noticed in a pile of resumes. In these times of economic uncertainty and a flooded job market it's time to sit up and listen to those who are doing the hiring. Besides the obvious what to avoid tips, like misspellings, and sending resumes without cover letters, Scoble has some tips on how to stand out from the crowd. No surprise is his urging of job seekers to blog, "Make sure your blog’s content matches the job you are applying for, though." Scoble also suggests tuning your Twitter, Facebook, and FriendFeed profiles and making a customized video that demonstrates your skills and personality." It's an interesting time to be on the job hunt and tips like these may just make the difference.