Friday, February 26, 2010

job search notes: page change detectors

A new site to add to your collection of site associated with job search is one by Matt Youngquist who writes at Career Horizons, The Blog!. He has a great tip in this posting:
... there’s a little-known type of online tool that many of you might not yet have come across, but that could potentially play a useful role in your job hunting efforts if you acquaint yourself with one of these applications to a certain degree.  These tools are known colloquially as “page change detectors” and basically, all they do is monitor a certain web page (or 2, or 20, or 200) that you designate out in cyberspace, notifying you (via e-mail or other means) immediately if the content on the page changes for any reason.
Matt goes on to explain further and then to provide this:
As far as which page detector program to use?  The good news is there are plenty of different options available, and most of them are absolutely free.  Among the more popular ones I’ve come across are:

FollowThatPage ( (
WatchThatPage (
Thanks for sharing Matt!