A résumé is a marketing tool that conveys your qualifications to employers and demonstrates how your skills are relevant to a particular job. Develop a resume that grabs the immediate attention of employers so you get picked for the interview. This resume guide will help you do that.
A cover letter is a one page addition to your résumé and an essential element of the professional level employment search. Cover letter template.
Proactive Job Search
Take control of your job search! It is important to be organized, develop a strategy, and use a variety of job search methods. Review this guide for help with your job search.
An interview is a two-way conversation to determine fit. It is essential to prepare for an upcoming interview to stand out as the most qualified candidate and secure the offer. Information on interviewing.
Gateway students or graduates from a Technical Diploma or Associate Degree Program are encouraged to utilize our online jobs board called Wisconsin TechConnect.
Upload your résumé on TechConnect. When an employer posts a job that matches your diploma/degree, your uploaded résumé will be available for the employer to view. This enhances your job search and puts your résumé in front of prospective employers.
If you are seeking to refine the skills you’ve developed at Gateway through an internship, you may want to consider WisConnect.
Resume Assistance – Job Search Topics – Salary Info
www.salary.com – salary info for interview
www.acinet.org – Career InfoNet (resume tutorial bottom of page)
www.quintcareers.com – job search samples
www.wetfeet.com – employment advice
www.glassdoor.com – company information
Careers and Job Search Videos – Films on Demand, Gateway Library