This is well organized with ample resources for listings as well as “how-to’s”
Try using Job Search - the index of all of Job-Hunt's pages, to “tour” the site
Careeronestop.org , http://careeronestop.org/
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor:
America's Career InfoNet ( www.CareerInfoNet.org )
America's Job Bank ( www.ajb.org ) (and its companion site, Department of Defense Job Search ( http://dod.jobsearch.org )
America's Service Locator ( www.ServiceLocator.org )
2. Research and Target
Visit this site on the Riley Guide to find everything from gathering information on employers for whom you want to work to locating employers (phone directories, Chambers of Commerce) http://rileyguide.com/research.html
Job-hunt.org will provide similar resources
Carlson Library Resources
2. Research and Target cont’d
Use our “local” resources (see your BUAD 3000 Library Guide, including:
Business and Company Resource Center from Gale Location: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/tole58126
Business Source Complete from Ebsco Location: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.asp?profile=web&defaultdb=bth
Some services are free; others have more strings attached (fees charged or information shared).
If you have information posted on social networking sites, make sure it’s appropriate!
Review carefully before you commit and click.
Without a doubt, one of the most misunderstood, over-looked, underused, most valuable
It is reciprocal— networking is not all about you
From the Riley Guide, Networking and Your Job Search http://rileyguide.com/network.html
Wealth of resources on face to face as well as online networking
1. Prepare a personal pitch
2. Use your existing ties.
3. Target groups.
4. Show interest in others.
5. Don't ask for a job.
6. Build relationships.
7. Don't be selfish.
8. Don't abuse relationships.
9. Follow through.
10. Maintain your network.
Adapted from Experts Offer Their TipsFor Fruitful Networking By Stacey L. Bradford From The Wall Street Journal Online
Student organization advisors
Information interview contacts
Virtually everyone you meet can join your network
Chances improve when you can state your current situation and desires
I’m a sophomore Professional Sales and Marketing major at UT. My courses and involvement in student organizations have fueled my desire to seek a position in sales. Currently, I’m educating myself on career opportunities. Can you offer any advice…
One of the best ways to build your network early in your job search process
Approach professionals who are doing what you may want to do
Gather information and knowledge to help sort out your career possibilities, gain helpful advice, build your network—by the time you need a job, your network could be huge!