Job Search Assistance
We have pulled together some helpful tools to assist with resume development, interviewing strategies, researching employers, networking, and successful job search strategies. Students are encouraged to meet with our Career Services staff for assistance with resume review, practicing interview skills, or developing an employment search plan.
There are numerous resources to assist with resume development at all levels, including helpful tips to tailor your resume to the position for which you are applying.
These resources provide valuable tips on how to prepare for and conduct a successful interview to ultimately land the job.
Careers and Jobs: Interview Preparation – Books such as “Knock Em Dead Job Interview” and helpful online databases to research companies before the interview.
College Central Network: Career Document Library and Job Search Kit – FCC’s career portal for resources and jobs. Check out the section on Job Interviewing to find helpful information on interview criteria, preparation, dress, questions, and follow up.
Quintessential Careers – A one-stop source for career resources including interview assistance, interview questions and answers, and job interview tips. There is a special section for students.
Pinterest: Interview Tips for College Students – An eclectic visual source of information on job interview tips, interview questions, preparation, and dress.
Wetfeet Career Resource Site – Articles and guides on a number of job search related topics, including specific types of interviews.
Find information on the most effective methods to conduct a job search, as well as job search platforms geared toward college students.
Networking and Researching Employers
These resources provide advice on developing your network and how to research employers.
LinkedIn – The largest professional networking site around the globe. They specifically have a site and information for college students.
LiveCareer – LiveCareer has many resources for the job search; however, this step-by-step guide to researching companies is recommended.
The Balance – Top 10 tips for college students.
Glassdoor – Company reviews, as well as a job search tool.
CareerOneStop – The Business Finder includes contact information for nearly 12 million employers. Search by business name, industry, or occupation.