Getting Ready for Your Job Search

Searching for a job is an important undertaking. But with some basic planning, it doesn’t need to be a daunting one.
You’ll find information here on creating a winning resume, and how to enhance your networking skills – and open the door to the “hidden” job market. We’ll also help you prepare for an interview, with tips on what to do before and during that all-important meeting.
And because more and more employers are going online to find workers, you’ll learn how to use social media to help land your dream job.

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Preparing to apply for a job, attend a job fair or network with potential employers? Explore what to include in your resume and cover letter, and learn how to write them so they’ll win interviews.

Although interviews can be challenging, the key is to prepare well and remember that you and the interviewer share the goal of achieving a good fit. Find out how to plan for this special conversation.

Networking is a vital way to identify work opportunities and connect with potential employers in the “hidden” job market.

With more and more companies and recruiters using social media to find and screen potential employees, it’s fast becoming a vital part of the job-search process.