Job Search Resources and Guides

As you use these resources, you may want to implement strategies that will provide for your immediate employment needs, while taking steps toward your longer-term career goals.

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  • WorkSource Lane - Connect with local career advisors for job search assistance, resources, and services; register with their “iMatchSkills” system to connect with job postings.
  • Goodwill IndustriesGet assistance with all aspects of the job search by online appointment, phone, and email, plus access local job postings.
  • LinkedIn - Make connections in the world's largest professional network; creating an online professional presence here is a MUST for students and job seekers.
  • LinkedIn's Job Search Guide - Insights on career assessments, networking, optimizing your LinkedIn profile, finding jobs, interviewing, and more.
  • Indeed's Career Guide - Articles and advice on finding a job, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, starting a new job, and more.
  • Mac's List Job Search Guide - Browse podcasts, videos, and articles on networking, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, salary negotiation, successful job searches, and more.
  • The Muse – Get advice on all aspects of your job search, as well as research company cultures and browse job postings.
  • CareerOneStop’s Resume Guide – Provides a step-by-step plan for creating your résumé, including professional tips for print and online formats, résumé samples, and résumé templates.
  • Career Coach’s Resume Builder – We recommend using this tool to see specific tasks associated with different occupational titles, which will help you write effective “skill statements” in your résumé.
  • Jobscan’s Guide to Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) – This article teaches you 8 things you need to know about ATS, including what they are, how they work, and how to create an ATS-formatted résumé.
  • Jobscan – Use their résumé scanning tool to compare your résumé with a specific job posting to see how well your résumé matches the job requirements; the initial scan looks FREE; there are fees for additional services.