A resume 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 accompaniment to your resume and an essential element of the professional level employment search. Cover letter template.
Other elements of the job search:
Conducting informational interviews
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 resume on TechConnect. When an employer posts a job that matches your diploma/degree, your uploaded resume will be available for the employer to view. This enhances your job search and puts your resume in front of prospective employers.
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