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She Got Four Jobs From A Board (Ours!); How You Can Too

We’re often down on job boards ‘cuz they feel so impersonal. You don’t really know where your lovingly crafted resume is going after you hit that Submit button—whereas if you’re networking, you can make a connection much easier.

But Tiffany Black wrote us to let us know she’s gotten three jobs in four years using mediabistro.com’s job board.

Seriously?

“Job boards work,” Black told us. “If your resume matches what people want, if you have the right key words, you will bubble up to the top.”

We spoke with her about how you can make a job board a productive jobsearch tool. In short: Customization, selectivity, and a little help from your friends.

More after the jump.

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Men’s Health Ed. at mb Panel: ‘Present Yourself, Not Your Card’ to Land A Media Job

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From left: InStyle.com editorial producer Tiffany Black, Men’s Health associate editor Jason Feifer, Viking Children’s Books associate editor Kendra Levin, MTV News and Documentaries freelancer Darragh Worland, and mediabistro.com associate director of education Jessica Eule discuss how to land your first media job.

Last night, those eager to nab their first job in the industry learned tips of the job-hunting trade at mediabistro.com’s “Land Your First Media Job” panel discussion. Five industry veterans offered actionable advice to the classroom filled with college students, recent grads and those looking to transition to a new career in media.

Darragh Worland
, a freelancer for MTV News and Documentaries, emphasized that there is no shame in publicizing that you’re looking for work. She said that at the moment, unemployment is “like one big party and everyone’s invited.”

So how can you set yourself apart in the crowded media job market? Find out, after the jump…

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