It’s a given that, these days, almost any employment search is going to begin online (CareerBuilder’s 2013 Candidate Behavior Study shows that about 80 percent of job seekers use job boards). The truth is, though, that the majority of positions you see posted are already filled, says Nicole Williams, career expert for LinkedIn. Just 18 percent of external hires can be attributed to job boards, according to the recruiting site CareerXroads. Successful candidates use boards to learn about the kinds of roles a company they’re interested in is trying to fill (and what specific skills it’s looking for), Williams says, and then they network to find people they know who work at that company and can help them land an interview.
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