Job Search Tips (02:15)
Job searchers must learn to market themselves. Put an appropriate message on telephone, have a professional email address, make a To-Do list every day, and search online for jobs. These are only a few of the tips offered.
Searching Online (01:59)
Many smaller job sites offer valuable local information. Job searchers learn a multitude of tips for online job websites. Know your strengths and weaknesses. Be cautious about scam sites and emails.
Jobs That Find You (02:01)
Learn to navigate in the "hidden" job market. Learn to make a good impression in person and on paper. Be prepared with a quick summary of what you are looking for and a longer version of personal qualifications.
How to Read a Job Ad (02:22)
It is important to understand the language of employment ads, Local newspapers are a valuable resource in the job search. Viewers learn this language from a number of examples.
Online Ads (03:13)
Most online ads spell out the job description in more detail. A sample online job ad and detailed explanation provide what job searchers need to know and what to be cautious about in online job ads.
Job Services (03:45)
Use college placement centers and develop a solid relationship with a counselor who can keep you updated. Learn how to capitalize on job fairs, employments agencies, and on-campus interviewing.
Researching the Company (02:51)
Learn the importance of company research to improve the quality or the job search and job interview. There are a multitude of sources to learn important details about companies that are advertising jobs.
Build a network of contacts in a career search. Develop contacts with family, friends, schoolmates, acquaintances and professionals. Keep records of all on-campus job interviews and contacts.
Managing Your Network (03:30)
Write down a list of all possible contacts. Make a goal of the number of calls to be made each day. Make specific requests. Networking happens in all personal and professional interactions.
Credits: Getting the Job: Job Search and Networking (00:30)
Credits: Getting the Job: Job Search and Networking
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