Welcome to About.com's job search site, led by your guide Alison Doyle. Alison has been the job search guide for About.com since 1998.
Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment issues, trends and technologies.
Alison worked for many years in Human Resources. She has also worked in a college career services office, developing information technology resources to assist constituents with job searching. Alison is highly regarded as an expert in understanding how to take advantage of all the resources available to job seekers.
Alison has been quoted or mentioned in many major online and print publications, including Forbes, The New York Times, CNN.com, MSNBC.com, CBS MoneyWatch.com, Newsday, NY Daily News, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, ABCNews.com, HR Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, The Arizona Republic, US News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal, WashingtonPost.com, FastCompany.com, Employment Digest, AOL Jobs, Bankrate.com, HireVue.com, Kiplinger.com, LinkedIn, Mashable.com, TypePad, Women For Hire, Consumer Reports, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and the syndicated Careers Now column. Here's a list of Alison's media mentions and interviews.
She has been featured on the radio programs MarketWatch, InfoTRAK, Blogtalkradio, Career Success, Women Aloud, Something You Should Know, Your Time with Kim Iverson, The Job Search Solution, Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR - Boston, PRI (Public Radio International) and many local radio stations.
Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the About.com Guide to Job Searching.
Alison holds a bachelor's degree from Indiana University and has also completed several years of employee benefit and information technology coursework.
From Alison Doyle:
"You'll find tips for locating job listings, finding employers, networking, and other ways to find the right job. Some of the topics I cover include online job searching, social networking, social recruiting and job searching, employment trends, writing resumes and cover letters, references, unemployment, and interviewing skills."
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Please note that Alison makes every effort to offer accurate advice and information on this website, but she is not an attorney, and the content on the site is not to be construed as legal advice. Employment laws and regulations vary based on location. Check with government resources or legal counsel, if in doubt about your situation. The information on this site is for guidance, ideas, and assistance only.