After being laid off in 1994, Susan P. Joyce took over Job-Hunt (which she ran until March 2021) and began studying, writing, teaching, and speaking about the field of online job search with a focus on smart and effective job search techniques, building on her experience in human resources, information technology, and military intelligence.
For many years, Susan and Job-Hunt.org were honored to be mentioned, quoted, and recommended by the late Richard N. Bolles, in many editions of the classic career and job search “bible” — What Color Is Your Parachute? Dick included Susan and Job-Hunt in 15 of the annual editions of Parachute.
Affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management from 2011 through 2016, Susan held Visiting Scholar appointments with the Sloan School for 3 of those years. The research at MIT was focused on long-term unemployment.
Susan has been quoted in hundreds of articles, books, and websites including TIME, FORTUNE, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and many others.
Counting her Honorable Discharge from the United States Marine Corps where she served as an intelligence officer, Susan is a two-time layoff “graduate.” She was also one of tens of thousands of employees laid off in 1994 by Digital Equipment Corporation, number 28 on the Fortune 500 company at that time, which completely disappeared by 1998. Susan’s work on Job-Hunt resulted from those two experiences.
Based on her pre-Digital experience working in Harvard University’s Personnel Office and in a Boston compensation consulting company as well as her numerous industry contacts, Susan has written and spoken extensively on the subject of online job search and was a pioneer in this relatively new field. Susan also teaches employers and recruiters how to recruit employees online.
In addition to her own websites, Susan is also a contributor to the following websites:
Susan and Job-Hunt have received substantial recognition on Twitter as well, @JobHuntOrg:
50 Best Twitter Accounts for Job Search Advice 2019
Top 50 Twitter Accounts for Job Search 2018
The 75 Best Twitter Accounts to Follow for Your Career
40 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for Job Search in 2015
20 Twitter Resources for Job Hunters
15 Career Pros Boomers Should Follow on Twitter
The Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts on Twitter
99 People to Follow on Twitter 2013 – list from CareerSherpa.net
14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter – 2012 list from Mashable.
15 Career Experts Not to Miss on Twitter – 2012 list on the Daily Muse
In addition, many other Websites have quoted or featured Job-Hunt and/or Susan P. Joyce, including:
ENTREPRENEUR – 13 Must-Have Words to Include In Your Resume
GLASSDOOR – 10 Things to Doublecheck On An Offer Letter
FORBES – 12 Free Resources To Find a Job, Start A Side Hustle Or Change Careers
FORBES – Personal SEO Is Essential for Career Success
FORBES – Job Scammers Are Getting Better, But You Can Protect Yourself
SUCCESS.com – 4 Research-Based Ways to Make a Killer First Impression
FORBES, Richard Eisenberg – Nurture Your Most Valuable Asset, Your Reputation
FORBES, Richard Eisenberg – 10 Tips to Job Hunt Successfully During the Holidays
FORTUNE/CNN Money, Ask Annie – Why the Holidays Are the Best Time to Find a New Job
FORBES – How to Stop Playing Resume Roulette
FORBES, Ken Sundheim – 35 of the Most Influential Career Sites for 2014
FORTUNE/CNN Money, Ask Annie – Does Your Boss Know You’re Job Hunting?
FORTUNE/CNN Money, Ask Annie – Leave now or risk getting laid off
Newsweek – Job Woes, Health Blues?
Boston Globe Profile
FORTUNE/CNN Money, Ask Annie – Job offer or identity-theft scam
JibberJobber Blog – Job-Hunt.org: A Website You Can Trust
Link-Up Digital – Job-Hunt.org: One-Stop Job Hunting on the Web
For more about Susan:
FORTUNE 500 Employers with links to their Fortune profiles, home pages and job, career or intern related resouces.
If you want to work for a large, well-known employer, Susan P. Joyce shares some of the advantages and disadvantages of working for a Fortune 500 employer after having worked for one for more than 10 years.
Minimize lost opportunities due to mistaken online identity by practicing Defensive Googling. Take these 5 simple steps to monitor your online reputation.
A tale of 2 guys named Robert, and how the misdeeds of one Robert sabotaged the other Robert’s job search.
Follow these 5 steps to be very well prepared for your next interview. This research will take less than 30 minutes but will help you to understand the good and the potential bad aspects of the employer plus the commute and the news.
Use these 50 Google searches to help you avoid taking a job with a bad employer or to discover if the employer is having layoffs or if layoffs may be pending soon.
To be more effective using Google for searching the Internet, read this post to understand the ground rules of Google search so Google provides you with the best results for you.
Even if you live a quiet, perfect life, monitor your online reputation to be sure someone else doesn’t dump digital dirt on it.
Google can help you find jobs across the Internet. Here’s how…
A collection of free information from Job-Hunt about using Google more effectively for your job search.
Choosing the correct format for your interview thank you note is important. These are the acceptable formats and when they are appropriate.
This is a collection of sample thank you notes and emails to send immediately after your job interview.
5 quick and easy steps to avoid job scams by verifying that a job posting is or is NOT a scam job.
Susan P. Joyce describes how Twitter can provide
Recruiter and career coach Allyn Gardner shares how to build and maintain your career accomplishments portfolio, the foundation of job search success.
Be sure that your resumes and job applications contain the best keywords when you apply for a job. Here’s how…
Your social profiles, like LinkedIn, can ensure the success of your job search when you focus on these 3 groups of keywords.
Articles and information about job search for introverts.
Articles, information, and resources for developing a successful job search mindset.
Articles and information about navigating successfully to a new job.