Stop Wasting Your Time on Job Boards, with Susan Joyce

Using a job board may seem like a productive way to spend your time, but is it? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Susan Joyce, the answer is “maybe.” Susan says job boards work best when you identify your target employers and customize your resume for those employers. She also recommends using job boards to do research on the companies you’ve chosen to target. And remember, 40% of jobs are filled by employee referrals, so if you know someone at one of your targeted employers, be sure to ask them to introduce you to the hiring manager.  About Our Guest: Susan Joyce ( is the publisher and editor of ( With more than one million visitors a month, it’s one of the most popular job-search advice sites in the world. Resources in This Episode: For more advice from Susan and her contributing editors, visit ( Nail every behavioral interview question in your next interview by learning how to prepare for them. Download 100 Behavioral Interview Questions You Need to Know. (   

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