your Job Search! Whether you're looking for a way get a jump on your job search or you just want a quick
refresher, our job search jump start is for you. We've condensed a lot of information into a small package.
Each topic area covers key concepts and helpful hints.
Click on the links below to view the content area of your choice. When you're ready to dig deeper into
the details of the job search process, access our Job Search eBook and other tools.
- Personal Inventory: Personal Inventory and Job Search Planning: Create an inventory of your skills,
experience and education. Then develop a plan to market, present and capitalize on your unique qualifications
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Market Research: Gather information about career options, sources of job opportunities, and resources
to help you with your job search. Learn about job search tools and support available to help you in your
quest for a new job.
and Cover Letters: Discover tools and techniques to create resumes that will help you get noticed by
potential employers. Learn how to target your resume and cover letter to optimize the presentation of your
skills and capabilities.
Job Search Networking:
The bulk of your job search should be spent on networking. Understand techniques and opportunities for job
search networking. Explore a variety of online social networks and other electronic and in-person networking
opportunities available to you.
Thank-You Notes: Learn and practice job interview techniques. Understand the different types of interviews
(screening, one-on-one, panel, etc.) and how to capitalize on each type. Learn how to follow up with thank-you
notes that help get you noticed.
Job Offer Negotiation:
Understand how to evaluate a job offer and whether it makes sense to negotiate salary, benefits or other
conditions of employment. Learn negotiation techniques that will help you get the best possible job offer.