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Old 04-27-2013, 06:02 PM
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Number was my reason which I never understood why they need that information.

Getajobtips.com: 10 reasons why job seekers HATE applying online
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:16 PM
 
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Those do seem to be a pain. That's why I think traditional methods such as networking is better and more effective.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:17 PM
 
Location: southern california
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i dont have 10. but #1 reason i dont like it is bek its not designed to hire u. its designed to exclude u.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:18 PM
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Those do seem to be a pain. That's why I think traditional methods such as networking is better and more effective.

Or only applying to jobs that require to

1. Fax your resume
2. Email your resume
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:31 PM
 
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does anyone ask for a faxed resume anymore? i've seen a handful of jobs that require a mailed resume but none that ask for a faxed one this time around.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:31 PM
 
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does anyone ask for a faxed resume anymore? i've seen a handful of jobs that require a mailed resume but none that ask for a faxed one this time around.
On Craigslist, occasionally.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:34 PM
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does anyone ask for a faxed resume anymore? i've seen a handful of jobs that require a mailed resume but none that ask for a faxed one this time around.

Yes most of the job ads asking to fax your resume is in the paper.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:47 PM
 
Location: Western Washington
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i dont have 10. but #1 reason i dont like it is bek its not designed to hire u. its designed to exclude u.
Nonsense.

When I post a job I want to hire a person. I accept applications online, and ulitimately I hire an employee.

Sure, not everybody who applies gets hired, but that would be true if I interviewed every applicant in person, required applications written in calligraphy, or painted on a rock and thrown through the window of my office.
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:52 PM
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Nonsense.

When I post a job I want to hire a person. I accept applications online, and ulitimately I hire an employee.

Sure, not everybody who applies gets hired, but that would be true if I interviewed every applicant in person, required applications written in calligraphy, or painted on a rock and thrown through the window of my office.

When you email or fax resume your resume it's about 50% chance of getting a call back

When you complete a online application there is a 10% chance of getting a call



And that's why people don't like it
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Old 04-27-2013, 06:53 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I agree. Networking is the most effective way of finding a job.

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Those do seem to be a pain. That's why I think traditional methods such as networking is better and more effective.
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