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Searching for a job can be intimidating. How do you know what job you’re best suited for? How do you build a winning résumé and cover letter? Where can you find job leads? How do you network without feeling nervous? What happens when you land an interview? And most importantly, where do you find help when you need it? These articles will give you the answers to all these questions so that you are ready to start your search for your perfect job.

Building Your Resume

Your resume is one of the most important parts of the job seeking process. Whether you are chosen for an interview or not depends a great deal on the professionalism demonstrated in your resume and the language you use to communicate your skills, abilities, and experience. In your resume you must put forth the strong impression that you are the best option for the companys’ employment needs…

Polishing Your Resume

Your resume is the key to open the door to the interview with the employer. When the employer has so many options to choose from, as superficial as it may sound, looks count. Your resume must be sharp looking, impressive and stand out from the others. The attention to detail that you stress in your work must be reflected in your documented first impression, your resume…

Creating a Work Portfolio

Having a collection of your best work available in a portfolio is a great way to not only tell the employer what you are able to do, but also to show them what you have done for others. This is your “greatest hits” collection of the work of which you have the greatest amount of pride. Quality is valued over quantity in most portfolios…

Networking Skills For Finding Work

Many people consider networking to be a four letter word. But the fact is efficient networking can be the difference between applying for a job and applying and getting a job. You are not expected to have all the answers when it comes to networking, but knowing where to get those answers can be critical during your job search…

Skills for Success in Getting Work

Organization comes in several forms. Whether it is properly filing documentation or being on time for a task, this characteristic is a crucial skill to your success. Keeping a positive attitude will help you with your skill development. It is also very important to keep your skills sharp, especially when they are not being utilized on a full time basis…

Understanding the Job Interview

The interview is a very important part of the job search process that you should focus on. How you perform during the interview could make the difference between you getting the job and walking home empty-handed…

Job Interview Skills

Going into an interview without preparation is never advisable. The goal is to do everything within your power to present yourself as the best candidate for the job. Dressing the part and practicing the way you will answer and ask questions, is vital to the success of the interview…