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Susan P. Joyce - Online Job Search, Reputation, and Personal SEO Expert

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After being laid off in 1994, Susan P. Joyce 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 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.

Since 1998, Susan has been Job-Hunt's chief writer and editor (a partial list of articles written by Susan P. Joyce), publisher, editor, and webmaster.  Job-Hunt is one of the top employment portals on the Web, described by Reader's Digest as "vacuum-packed with solid advice."

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.

If you would like to contact Susan for your publication or program, call NETability offices at (508) 624-6261.  More contact information is available on Job-Hunt's Contact page.

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 has received substantial recognition recently for her activities on Twitter including:

In addition, many other Websites have quoted or featured Job-Hunt and/or Susan P. Joyce, including:

Susan has written or edited the following books:

  • How to Find a Job Using Craigslist - written by Susan P. Joyce (2012)

    "Quite possibly the first authentic, fact-checked guidebook to explain the nitty-gritty of how Craigslist can work for job seekers. Susan P. Joyce walks you through the weeds to employment rewards."
    -- Joyce Lain Kennedy, widely syndicated careers columnist and author of numerous books including Job Interviews for Dummies, Resumes for Dummies, and Cover Letters for Dummies
  • New Year, New Job! 101 Top Tips from Job-Hunt Experts for Your Holiday Job Search - collected and edited by Susan P. Joyce and Meg Guiseppi (2012, revised and updated in 2014 and 2017)

    In this short – but packed – ebook, Richard N. Bolles (author of What Color Is Your Parachute?) plus 26 of the job search and career experts who write columns for jobs portal have contributed their tips for helping job seekers successfully continue their job search during the year-end holidays, from Thanksgiving through New Year's Day in the USA.

For more about Susan:

Follow Susan on Twitter @JobHuntOrg and @WorkCoachCafe.

Job-Hunt's articles and the 18,000+ links to employers and career resources have been personally collected or reviewed by Susan before they were included in Job-Hunt.

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Susan P. Joyce About the author...

Online job search expert Susan P. Joyce has been observing the online job search world and teaching online job search skills since 1995. A veteran of the United States Marine Corps and a recent Visiting Scholar at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Susan is a two-time layoff “graduate” who has worked in human resources at Harvard University and in a compensation consulting firm. Since 1998, Susan has been editor and publisher of Follow Susan on Twitter at @jobhuntorg and on Facebook, LinkedIn.
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