Job Search Skills
Job search skills are important. To organize your job search you must be able to develop a resume, complete applications, interview successfully, develop a portfolio, research employers, network, and explore the Internet. MACC offers a one-credit course, SKL250, Employment Seminar, for students who would like to refine their job-seeking skills and learn the best and least time-consuming methods of successful job seeking.
Steps to Getting The Job You Want:
1. Know your skills
2. Develop a clear employment objective
3. Know how and where to look for job openings
4. Learn the secrets of successful networking
5. Gain work-related experience and knowledge through informational interviews, job-shadowing, internships, co-ops, volunteering, and/or part-time employment in your chosen field
How to Find Your Ideal Internship: www.quintcareers.com/finding_ideal_internship.html
Even a highly qualified candidate can be passed over for a job if that person lacks interviewing skills. The following links offer suggestions on how to conduct a successful interview that can get you hired!