Ways of submitting your resume.
There are many ways these days to submit your resume. The most effective way to submit your resume varies depending on the company and the position you are seeking. Below you will find a list of common ways to submit your resume.
Many companies allow job seekers to submit their resumes online through their company website or via a online advertisement. The only problem with this way is that you can’t track your application and more often than not it gets lost. Follow up will be required.
Job board such as InovaHire.com is one of the best ways to submit your resume. Employers are able to visit the site and view your resume and then contact you for a interview. The success rates are high however consider your privacy.
I only recommend e-mailing your resume if the company prompts you to do so. Make sure you get a direct email address to ensure it gets to the recpient. Follow up will be required.
Mailing in your resume to employers is a slower process however it is still very effective. Ensure that you address your resume to the correct person or else it may end up in the bin.
Not always possible with many large companies but it is still the best method. It shows initiative and confidence and with you there, you can also make sure the company has received your resume.
If you can avoid submitting your resume this way. It is easy for someone else to discover your information, easy for your resume pages to get split up and, there is a high chance your resume won’t be received or tossed away with another fax. If you are cold calling forget it.