Job Search Tools

Resumes

The most valuable document you have in your job search is your resume.

The purpose of your resume is to get an interview.  It needs to highlight your skills and strengths to sell you to the employer.  Your resume needs to stand out and demonstrate how you can help the organization move forward.

You have less than 10 seconds to make an impression, so you need to make them count.

Cover Letters

Yes, they are still being used and are a valuable tool.  A cover letter can give you an extra edge and show a bit of your personality to add to what is on your resume.

Linked-In

Linked-In is being used by many employers as part of their recruiting plan.  It is important to work on your profile to sell the skills you want to use.

Did you know that there are thousands of courses available on Linked-In Learning?  click here

You don’t need to go with Linked-In’s premium plan until you are ready to do an intensive job search.

Interviews

Worried that your nerves will get the best of you?  Practice in advance and learn how you look and sound to an employer.  Review your practice sessions to see if you are giving enough information or too much information.  Learn more here.

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