||Getting ready for your job search
||Developing your resume'
||Finding job openings
||Acting on job openings
||Completing the application
||Interviewing for the job
||Following up on the interview
There are a variety of job search methods that can
lead you to finding that right job in today's market. These
methods vary from the traditional sources such as newspaper
classifieds to the latest technological phenomenon, the internet. If
you are trying to decide which of the methods you should utilize in
your job search, may we suggest all of them. Finding the right job
requires that you be proactive!
If you have already identified what it
is you want out of your career you are ahead of the game!
However, before you
develop your whole
career around a specific job,
we recommend that you research the particular field, you may discover that maybe it is not for you after
Before you pick up that advertisement
of employment opportunities, review this listing of
used in help-wanted classified ads.
Explore all the
options available to
you. A good job search campaign takes a commitment of
time, dedication and hard work.
organization before your job interview with a company
representative positively reflects your
interest and enthusiasm, which is an important factor in an
employer's evaluation of you. Your knowledge of an
organization is a valuable way of showing, in an interview, that you
understand the purpose of the interview. It also establishes a
common foundation from which questions can be asked and to which
information can be added.
Just as you have expectations of your new employer;
your employer has many of those same
expectations of you when
you begin work. Just getting the work done is not all that is
involved in job performance. There are numerous factors that
come into play in your responsibilities to your employer and
co-workers and your ability to do the job is just one of those
Congratulations! So you have landed that great job
you wanted! Now do you want to know what it takes to
It is almost a certainty that at some time in your
career you will change employers. When
resigning from your current
position there are ways to ensure you end your
relationship in an amiable and professional manner. Keep that old
adage in mind "don't burn your bridges behind
Job and Career Fairs are
a great opportunity for job seekers to network and explore
employment and career options, however, they can be intimidating.
Prior preparation will enable you to be
confident and allow you to concentrate on presenting yourself and
your qualifications to the employer.
This is an excellent publication issued by the U.S.
Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
Although the brochure was developed some years ago, the information
provided in the brochure is still universal and consistent even in
today's world of work.