Job Search Discrimination – Are you facing it?

Job Search Discrimination seems to be something a lot of job hunters are dealing with in this economy.

We honor Martin Luther King today for his advances in civil rights and we have come a long since then, but now there seems to be in the job market many new forms of bias and prejudice that come from the same narrow mindness and unfairness such as age, industry, experience, not to mention still all too many of the traditional forms of discrimination against race and gender.

Discrimination in hiring is always going to exist, it is a sad reality of the job market.

There are things we can do to combat this.

1. Raise Awareness that job search discrimination is wrong and illegal.

2. Brand yourself in a way that overcomes these stereotypes

3. Have enough opportunities in your pipeline so that the numbers work out in your favor to overcome discrimination.

Are there other solutions that have worked for you?
Tell us about what you are facing or seeing in the job market by commenting below:

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Jay Conrad Levinson Author of Guerilla Marketing & Me on the Same Stage

What a privelege to share the stage with marketing legend and author of Guerilla Marketing 2.0 for Job Hunters. I am honored that Jay has asked me to collaborate with him on his new book Guerilla Marketing with Social Media.

To see a video about Jay’s presentation go to  http://cashinyourcontacts.com/?p=939

To see a video about my presentation on social media go to http://cashinyourcontacts.com/?p=945

 

Guerilla Marketing Job Hunters

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BeFoundJobs.com Got my wife back to work fast (and got her off my back) lol

I founded this blog on this premise.

“It is well known that Businesses have been utilizing SEO techniques with proven success for years now. All we are doing is applying these same proven SEO and Web 2.0 techniques to your job search with the same successful results.”

I was inspired by this quote:

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” by Futurist Alvin Toffler.

The Origins of BeFoundJobs.com

 My wife was in medical sales and was out of work for most of 2008. She kept saying to me ” You are the Super Recruiter, get me a job!”  But I was an Executive and Technical recruiter not a sales recruiter. I did not have any contacts with companies in this industry and it seemed I could not help her and she had gone about 4 months without even getting an interview. 

 But I did know exactly what those recruiters in her industry were doing to find candidates (the same things I was doing). So I reversed engineered the process step by step, putting her in the right places to be found on Google and LinkedIn. Within 45 days she had 5 interviews and 2 job offers and she was back to work in her dream job. I started telling some friends about this and they asked me how to do it for themselves, then they asked me if I could just do it for them and this was the birth of BeFoundjobs.com in June 2009.

My mission to is to help job seekers, one person at a time, until our country is back to where it should be.

I look forward to helping you befound.

PS – I have another blog www.socialmediawhatworks.com for entrepreneurs and companies who want to be found.

Helping One Person at a time,

Greig Wells

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Befoundjobs.com — Privacy Policy

One of the first things I wanted to establish was a policy of confidentiality which is a given in the recruitment industry but more importantly because I hate spam! I had my attorney provide me with the terms below and I did a copy and paste. lol

-Greig

 

Privacy Policy for www.befoundjobs.com

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at greig@befoundjobs.com.

At www.befoundjobs.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by www.befoundjobs.com and how it is used.

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.befoundjobs.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
www.befoundjobs.com does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie
.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on www.befoundjobs.com.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to www.befoundjobs.com and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include ….
Google Adsense
Clickbank

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.befoundjobs.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

www.befoundjobs.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.befoundjobs.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

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