Job Search

Information to help students and graduates with their job search:

Career Fairs : Making the Most of Them star
Most colleges have career fairs (also called job fairs) on their campuses to help students find employment. Following specific guidelines can improve the effectiveness of the career fairs you attend.

Contact Information star
Make a good impression every time that you write your contact information on documents for prospective employers by writing your contact information professionally. You also want to continue this good impression by responding professionally when the employer contacts you.

Cover Letter Components star
Many college students have a difficult time writing cover letters. This is partly because students often lack experience writing formal business letters. Therefore, it is important for students to learn the conventions of cover letter writing.

Cover Letters for College Students star
Cover letter writing is a very important skill for students to master because they can make the difference between an employer reading your resume and the employer passing it over. A well-written cover letter may persuade the employer to consider you as a job candidate.

Interview Questions for Recent Graduates star
When you interview for your first job after college, you will likely be asked one or more of these questions about your education and your future plans. Prospective employers want to know what you gained from your college experience, planning and decision-making ability, and future goals.

IT Job Search Tips star
Tips for finding employment in the IT field. (Article is on another great site on BellaOnline)

Job Search Site star
BellaOnlineĀ“s Job Search Site

Networking Cards star
Networking cards are a great way for to pass on your information to professional contacts you meet. They are similar to business cards except they include your personal information. These cards are great for college students who do not yet have business cards.

Networking Contacts star
Career networking (also referred to as networking) is the process of connecting with others to gain career-related information and to discover employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job, networking is important because many positions are not advertised.

Researching Work-at-Home Opportunities star
A growing number of students are looking for ways to earn an income from their homes. While there are legitimate work-at-home jobs, many advertised opportunities are scams. Students who want to work from home must do careful research to avoid being scammed.

Top 5 Resume Tips star
Employers often have a larger number of applicants for every opening. Therefore, it is important to do all you can to ensure your resume makes the cut.

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