Job Search Do's and Don'ts
"If Plan A didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters."
Follow up. Thank you notes are a must!
Think outside the box
Look online, apply in person
Use the economy as an excuse
Be above any job
Be afraid of rejection and don't take it personally.
Be afraid of change
***Looking for a tool to help you find jobs that may only be posted on a company’s career page? LinkUp is a search engine for jobs it pulls from company websites, not the “boards”.***
Great Articles and Web Links
Resumes, Cover Letters, and Other Communications
Customize your resume to match each job. Click here for advice
Cover letters - new ideas click here
How to answer the question - "Tell Me About Yourself"
The STAR Method (for behavioral interview questions)
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are (great Ted Talks video)
Read and/or listen to "How companies weed out your online job applications" from The Daily Circuit show on MPR Thursday, 2/28. It was very informative!
5 Common Mistakes Job Applicants Make click here
Be strategic with your job applications. Don't apply to every one you see! Read more here.
Job Search Strategies
Twitter can help you network, research opportunities and get a job. Read Twitter Helped Me Get A Job: 5 Success Stories.