What is the best way to avoid spam while searching for a job on sites like Monster, Indeed, LinkedIn, etc.?

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I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I'm a coach who helps people professionally in
a number of different ways and I'm back today with the answer to a question I
received from someone a couple of weeks ago. "What's the best way to avoid spam
while searching for job on sites like monster indeed Linkedin etc I'm going to
start off with monster indeed and those type of sites first of all saying the
only way you can avoid spam from sites like that and I don't know how you
define spam I'll just simply say if you're on a job board you're looking for
a job if you have a resume on a job board recruiters think you're looking
for a job now with that being the case understand recruiters often are
purchasing technology that lets them search that job board and multiple job
boards concurrently and then mass email. I won't mention the product names. They are
irrelevant I'm not here to endorse them were criticize them I'm just here to say
this is what they're doing with those sites in order to get access to work
saving techniques. As a result, they are spamming. The only way to avoid it on
sites like monster, indeed and others is by not having a resume there and being
someone who searches. That causes you to miss out on opportunities might
otherwise be able to present to you because not all jobs that a recruiter is
trying to fill go up on that job board. Every job is cost them money. Every job slot
that they have cost them money. The result winds up being, often, when they
are using services like this they are searching, rather than just posting. If they
can't find your resume, you'll miss those jobs. That's the problem with that.
Absolutely impossible
why because your profile is the equivalent of a resume and LinkedIn is
selling a product called LinkedIn recruiter to recruiting
recruiters are told that the best candidate is the passive job hunter and
passive job hunters aren't actively looking but if the right opportunity
materializes lo and behold you'll suddenly be open to something else so
they sell LinkedIn Recruiter for a lot of money in order to get 100 inMails a
month plus the ability to search the entire database and those 100 inMails
can be restocked if you respond. Thus, on LinkedIn, you really can't unless you
eliminate all your information underneath each company and, thus, there are no
keywords there. The problem with that is the
person who gets ahead isn't always the smartest or work the hardest, although
those are great opportunities they have people
Sometimes, those are internal. Most of the time they are external thus, you'll
never hear about anything. So, can you avoid it? On job boards, the traditional job
boards, by not having your resume there. On LinkedIn, by having no content in your
profile But those both have severe pain points associated with them. I'm Jeff
Altman. Hope you found this helpful.
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1700 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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