General Career Information
- Attention Job Seekers: The ALA Conference is Coming! Are You Ready?
Dr. Williams gives suggestions for how to maximize your time at conference
- Conference Quick Tips
Tips for successful job searching before, during, & after the ALA
10 Things to Know About Getting a Job in a Tough Economy
Dr. Malore Brown gives a list of ten things to keep in mind whild job hunting during a tough economy.
One-minute video on importance of having an elevator speech.
- Key-Word Dropping
Author talks about key-word dropping being the secret to getting interviews.
Produced by the UCLA Career Center, this downloadable,
comprehensive publication that will help you develop career strategies. It includes
chapters on career planning, job search strategies, interviewing, negotiating a compensation
package, and other useful information.
Managing Your Reputation at Work
When it comes to your job, your reputation as a reliable, capable,
trustworthy, and conscientious person may be more important than the
quantity or quality of work you do. Author explains how critical your
reputation at work can be, and gives tips on how to improve it.
Obligated to Accept an Internal Offer?
Often when you apply for an internal position, people assume you know
enough about the job and the culture that you already know if you
want it or not. The author suggests you be honest with interviewers
if you have reservations, and get more details.
Dress for Success
Gives images of people in various interview/job attire, based on college
of enrollment/industry with comments from employers. Scroll down the page to view
- Dress to
Impress: A [Visual] Guide
Gives guidelines on how to use your appearance as a professional tool
in an interview and the workplace.
Notes to Interviewers Should Go Beyond A Simple Thank You
Author explains how your post-interview correspondence should deliver
a sales pitch far more compelling than a simple thanks.
18 Ways to Impress a New Employer
It can take months
to find the right job... and fewer than 90 days to lose it.
and managerial dismissals are due to failure to understand and
fit into a company's culture. This articles gives
18 ways to make sure you get off on the right foot in a new job.
Preparing Early for the Job Market: Tips for getting a jumpstart on
There are many things that you can do throughout college to help prepare
you for the professional world. This article provides a few tips to get you started.
Last updated 3/12/12