12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

Use your college years to research companies, connect with industry groups and start to build the network you will need when you graduate. You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). So, you may ask, how do you build a network in college? Everyone you meet potentially becomes part of your network. Build your network now.

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Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

Use your college years to research companies, connect with industry groups and start to build the network you will need when you graduate. You should start building your resume, cover letters, interview skills and elevator speech now (see the next topic for Networking). Networking – Build Yours Now – It is never too early to build your network, arguably the most valuable tool during your entire career. Build your network now.

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It's a Small World – Networking

Career Alley

» It’s a Small World – Networking “ Through the too many miles and the too little smiles I still remember you. &# – Harry Chapin I ran into some former coworkers the other day both of whom I worked with a few years back at a large financial institution. Depending on your industry and the city you work in, your network and extended network can span a very large number of people and companies.

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College Grad – Will Work for Food

Career Alley

Besides having little or no clue how to look for a job, the overall incentive level seems to be very low this year in particular. This is one of the CareerAlley resources, with links to Building Your Resume, Cover Letters, References, Thank You Letters, Interviews, Your Elevator Speech and Networking. Career advice Careers College Grads Entry level jobs Job Hunting Job Search Job Search Marketing Toolkit Career Advisor College Career Sites Jobs

Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search

Career Alley

Entry Level Resume Examples. Social Networks – Now’s the time to leverage all of those social network skills you have to help you find a job. These are all important questions and the answer is – your social networks. Sounds easy on the surface (and it really is), you just need to spend a little time “working” your networks. How to Effectively Leverage Your Alumni Networks. What’s Your Elevator Pitch?

Job Search Marketing Toolkit – Building Your Resume

Career Alley

Elevator speech. Network. Resume Templates – This site is by Microsoft and provides 4 main categories (Entry Level, Professions, Career Moves and Academic. For those of you who have followed my blog, you will know that I continually compare a job search to a marketing campaign (see “ Job Search Marketing 101 ” – Battling for Prime Shelf Space”) with you as the product.

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Plan & Prepare for Your Interview

Career Alley

Be sure to have rehearsed, so that your comfort level is high. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by CollegeRecruiter.com, a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities.

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Why You Need a Job Search Marketing Toolkit

Career Alley

Elevator speech. Network. Resume Templates – This site is by Microsoft and provides 4 main categories (Entry Level, Professions, Career Moves and Academic. “The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it. There ain’t nothing to it. Nobody knows how we got to. The top of the hill. But since we’re on our way down. We might as well enjoy the ride &# – James Taylor.

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The Top 50 Job Hunting Blogs

Resume Bear

Peruse the extensive article archive and be sure to check out “The Pros and Cons of Using a Career Advisor&# and “Social Networking Gotchas.&#. With a focus on networking and personal branding, this site has advice and tips that are very readable and informative. Be sure to read his article “6 Steps to a Great Elevator Speech&# and check out the “Watchlyst tool&# which helps to align you with job openings received from recruiters.

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How to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

Conventional wisdom says networking is the most effective. I’ve seen over half a million resumes, developed relationships with exclusive clients, set and followed up on about 15,000 interviews and placed all levels of management. And lastly, networking. Bringing your resumes to networking meetings? How about your elevator speech? What if you have no network???? Most job seekers are operating at about 25% efficiency.

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Thinking Outside the Box: Your Approach to Finding a Legal Job in.

Resume Boutique

Networking & The “About Me&# Speech : Networking is very important. Prepare the “About Me&# speech (otherwise known as the "Elevator Speech." Give them your “About Me&# speech and ask if they know anyone you might contact. When you talk with people at a networking or other social event, be prepared with your “About Me&# speech. Resume Boutique Blog Look your best on paper. Show your best in person.™

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