Blogs can prove to be very useful to a job seeker in many ways. Here are the main benefits to why you should read blogs about job searching:
- Get new ideas
- Meet a friend
- Learn new tricks
- Build confidence
- Avoid mistakes
- Meet new people
- Gain encouragement
- Ask questions
- Open your eyes - helping you to gain some perspective over issues
Blogs are not just about providing people with information, a lot of blogs contain people's emotions, experiences and passions. This means that sometimes the content can have many different affects on the reader. Another thing about blogs is that the authors encourage you to comment and have discussions over what has been written.
Blogs are an interactive resource that can have many benefits for a job seeker and if you are developing or have a job search strategy, you should schedule time to check some out and see if and how they could benefit you. Worse comes to worse you just rule out something to use, but if you don't check it out, you could be missing out on something that could help you!!!