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.
Note: This version of Jump Start is optimized for mobile devices. To view our standard Jump Start,
Start - 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 and
Start - Job 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.
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.
and 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.
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.