Job Seeking Tips:
-Pay a professional to write your resume. You're worth
it! You paid for college. This is a fraction of the cost.
You're worth it! Click Here For A Professional Resume
-Ask for $5,000 - $10,000 more than what you expect to
make. You're worth it!
-Don't let recruiters submit your resume to a job
opening w/o your permission. If a company receives
multiple resumes from different recruiting companies they
usually dismiss the application. This is because of
legal disputes they might face. Play it safe and ask
your recruiter to call you before they submit your resume for
any job opening. All good recruiters will do this
-Use two or three good recruiters and no more.
Be selective. In demand candidates often get calls from
dozens of recruiters. Two or three good recruiters are
more then sufficient. Ask your recruiter what their
client base is like. If they have a lot of clients that
you are interested in working for, then use them.
-Keep a list of recruiters who contact you. This
may come in handy for later use. You are likely to
have several different jobs in your career. Get used to
-Some job sites are overloaded with over a million on-line
resumes. In today's job market, most companies
don't have time to sift through all of these resumes.
Instead recruiters will seek out the best on-line candidates
and contact you. If you don't want to be
contacted by a recruiter post to company job postings
only. Be proactive...
-Be proactive and search for companies in your
area. This is really easy and it is probably the best
way to get noticed. If you want to work for a specific
company, I guarantee you can get yourself an interview.
Use the Yellow Page Search to get
the phone# of companies that fit your profile. Call and
ask for human resources. Talk to someone and tell
them you are interested in working for that
company. This person in hr becomes your
contact. Get a fax# or email address and send your
resume directly to that contact. Follow up
with a phone call a week later asking them to set up an
-Network. Have an employee of a company which you
would like to work for submit your resume to human
resources. Call the human resources department a week
after your resume was submitted. Don't rely on your
friend to call hr do it yourself.
-If you are a foreign immigrant or your grammar is not
perfect have a professional write your resume. This is
the only money a job seeker should spend when searching for a
job. Aside from a new suit that is! If possible
have an experienced professional in your job field
proof read your resume.
-Don't pay to 'blast' your resume to job posting sites.
Some supposed job sites will offer you a 'blasting'
service. Some charge huge fees. They are taking
advantage of the job seeker. The sites which they submit
your resume to are worthless.
Additional Resources: Click On The College Logos
Below for that College's Career Resource Center.