Tips for Finding a Job


Prepare a concise resume:

Precise work history with accurate dates of employment.

Easy to read and identify key information at a glance.

One page.

Include information that shows initiative:

Notable achievements.

Increases in responsibility.

Higher education or specialized training.

Pertinent awards or recognition.

Pursue all avenues:

Newspaper ads and web job postings.

Apply on-site with prospective employers.

Utilize staffing services.

Complete all requested application information:

Previous employers and dates (not just the most recent).

Provide work-related reference contacts.

Consider all employment opportunities:

Different industry - many skills are transferable.

Temporary placement - employers uncertain about economy

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