Web Extra: Effective Job Networking

The hardest, and most important, part of the job search is networking. This is where your chances of landing a job are solidified – through the people you meet and impressions you make. Not your resume. Not college. Not volunteer work. (Although these are often the best places to network).

Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor, OTM’s biggest proponent of networking, joins Tuesday’s Web Extra to explain why the web is your best friend in cultivating your “ecosystem of contacts,” as he puts it.

Watch the video for his tips on how to make social networking sites work for you, and how to create your own networking plan online.