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Job Search Agent

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Definition: Job seekers can set up job search agents on job sites (like Monster and CareerBuilder) or on job search engines (like Indeed and SimplyHired) so that they are automatically notified by email when new job postings that match the criteria they set are listed.

Many company web sites also allow job seekers to set up search agents to send new jobs as they are listed.

A job search agent can also be set up to send listings to your cell phone or instant message account.

Also Known As:

job alert, job scout

Examples:

Katherine set up job search agents to notify her when new graphic design jobs are posted.

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