Job Hunting Guide
Writing resumes, networking, and interviewing for jobs can be an intimidating process, especially for first-time applicants. But it's something every job seeker must face. Preparation is the key to getting hired: The better prepared you are, the greater your chances of success. Remember, having a college degree is no longer a guarantee that you'll immediately land a job in your chosen field. Even in a good economy, jobs can be tough to find. It's also a fact that most resumes are used to screen out applicants. Learn how to avoid this and other job-seeking pitfalls by following the preparation steps outlined in this guide. Whether you seek a new career, a stepping stone to something better, or just a temporary position, this guide will lead you through the basic steps of job hunting with advice that gives you a head start on the competition.
The chart below represents the job search process presented in this guide. Through honest self-assessment, solid job and industry research, and a well-designed plan of action, you should be able to land yourself a rewarding job in the career of your choice.
Take the time to look over the following pages in our job hunting section which offers very valuable advice for a professional and organized job hunt. Once you have finished reading the material go back to the plan of action in the industry introduction pages and apply the knowledge you have learned in this section.