Leveling the Playing Field

I wonder what job searching was like back in the day – you know, before the internet. Without Monster.com or Google, I don’t know where I would look for a job. I would be completely reliant on word-of-mouth and the newspaper to learn about places of business.

Now, I don’t even have to ask around. If I want to know who the leading PR firms in Oklahoma are, I do a search on Google. I go to the company’s Web site and click on “About,” I read biographies of the owners and of each employee. I look at the employees’ Facebook and Twitter accounts to see what kind of people they are, and whether I think I would fit in their culture.  Continue reading…

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