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  • The Long Distance Job Search
  • The Long-Distance Job Search Presented by Brent Latta, M.Ed. Samford University Career Development Center
  • Decide on your type of job search
    • Location specific
    • Job Type Specific
  • Get your papers in order
    • Resume
    • References
    • Sample Cover Letters
  • Research your location of interest
    • Chamber of Commerce Info
    • Online versions of newspapers
    • Find out good markets for your job type
    • Know the cost of living in your location
    • http://www.cityrating.com/costofliving.asp
  • Begin constructing your personal network of job contacts.
    • Parents’ friends and friends’ parents
    • Alumni Info in CDC
    • Employers listed in www.samfordbulldogs.org
    • Professors
    • Past supervisors
    • Any other significants
  • Plan to visit the area in the near future
    • Informational Interviews
    • Actual Job Interviews
  • Begin job-searching
    • www.samfordbulldogs.org
    • www.amcity.com - American City Business Journals
    • www.collegegrad.com
    • www.idealist.org
    • www.careeroverview.com/jobs-by-state.html
    • http://jobresource.com/
    • CDC FULL-TIME JOB LISTINGs (Non-Alabama)
  • Arrange for a letter of reciprocity
    • For use of other college’s career services’ job listings.