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Assess Yourself
 A self-assessment will help you examine your interests and goals, and offers ideas on fields of study and careers that might be right for you.   I am... ....
Job-Search Advice for College Seniors and Recent College Grads: Job-Hunting in Times of Uncertainty
Job-Search Advice for College Seniors and Recent College Grads: Job-Hunting in Times of Uncertainty by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. It seems pretty unfair when you think about it. You've worked hard in....
Landing an Academic Job: the Process and the Pitfalls
LANDING AN ACADEMIC JOB The process and the pitfalls By Jonathan A. Dantzig INTRODUCTION Over the last several years, the University of Illinois’s Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering....
How to Get a Teaching Job at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution
How to Get a Teaching Job at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution By A. Malcolm Campbell Recently, I was hired as a tenure-track faculty member in the biology department of an undergraduate institution.....
Tips for a Massive Academic Job Search
Tips for a Massive Academic Job Search By Ellen Spertus Introduction I can't believe that finishing my dissertation will be nearly as challenging as applying for over a hundred academic and research....
Job Relocation - Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Job Relocation Should I Stay or Should I Go? By Dawn Rosenberg McKay. You get the memo from your employer. They are pleased to inform you that your position is not being eliminated. They are happy....
Employment Offers and Salary Negotiation
Career Advice -- Employment Offers and Salary Negotiation Are You Really Ready To Negotiate? Remember that you are not in a position to negotiate money (and/or any of the other attachments) until....
Negotiating a Good Salary at a New Job
Negotiating a Good Salary at a New Job By ALEXANDRA LEVIT In this market, many job candidates are desperate for an offer -- any offer. But even if you are new to an industry or have been unemployed....
Resume Writing Tips
Develop a concise job objectivestatement that shows how the position matches your career goals. Make sure the rest of your resume reflects this objective. Be accurate.  Avoid misrepresentation....
Resume vs. C.V.
A resume is a brief, concise document that presents, and effectively sells, your most relevant and positive credentials for employment. A vita, or curriculum vita, meaning "course of (one's) life, ....
Essential Elements of a Resume
Resumes should contain this following basic information that can be adapted accordingly: Heading Name (includes your full name and surname) Address (your permanent address plus any other temporary....
Resume Types
There are four basic types of resumes: chronological, functional, combination, and curricula vitae (CVs). Choose a format that best fits your experiences and industry or one that you are comfortable....
Resume Templates
The templates below are organized by resume types. The template is a general format.  Actual content and layout will vary.  Not all items are required or necessary.  Replace the content....
Chronological Resume Sample
Elizabeth DuShane 5555 Lakewood Road Warren, OH  44481 (330) 555-5555 OBJECTIVE: Mechanical Engineer ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE: Industrial Engineer                                                                                 ....
Functional Resume Sample
Charles Lopez 1234 Circle Drive Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404 (612) 555-5555 OBJECTIVE Dependable, enthusiastic worker with more than 10 years of experience seeking a Welding or Building Maintenance....
Combination Resume Sample
SHIRLEY ADAMS 1234 56th Avenue Apartment #203 Tucson, AZ 85725 (520) 555-5555 SUMMARY Dependable General Office Worker with more than 10 years of transferable experience.  Proven clerical,....
Types of Job Interviews
Telephone Screening Interview What to expect: A call from an employer to screen you and other candidates for essential criteria. Tips: Have your job search records organized and handy. Refer to your....
Interview Checklist
Be sure to bring the following with you the day you interview: Employer research Bring any notes on your research of the position and company. Questions Have key questions prepared....
Interview Preparation
Employers interview candidates to find a good fit for their business. An interview is also your opportunity to learn more about an employer and the available job(s). Interviews are very important.preparation....
Tips on how to get or keep a job using skills from the acting trade
No joke: Learning improv can help in any field Tips on how to get or keep a job using skills from the acting trade By Amy Hoak Chicago's Second City is known as a training ground for comedic actors,....





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