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Friday Fast Five: Your Guide to New Media – Job Hunting

Thanks to the Internet, there are now myriad web-based tools that job seekers can use to help in the hunt for employment.  With all the competition out there for journalism/communications jobs, we can use all the help we can get to stand out from the crowd. Below are five we found were useful.

  1. Mashable — Job Hunter Designs Resume to Look Like Kickstarter
  2. Knight LabPortfolio sites for journalists, GitHub makes them cheap and (kinda) easy
  3. Mashable — How to Reinvent Your Career
  4. Poynter — Digital portfolios for journalists: What are your options?
  5. Mashable — 5 Steps to Take for Job Seeking in a New Industry

Benét J. Wilson is the immediate past chair of the NABJ Digital Journalism Task Force and is the social media/eNewsletters editor for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and a freelance aviation journalist and blogger.

 

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