Dream it, Plan it, Make it Happen! The time is now to take the next steps to build a successful future. Landing the job you want and enjoy takes preparation and planning. Check out the information and resources below to help you be a winner in the workplace and life!
Screening Future Employees – For many entry level jobs, employers use applications to screen future employees. The information in a job application is used to decide who they are going to call for a job interview. If you want your application to get you an interview, select the resources below for tips on filling out job applications.
Why Do I Need A Resume?- Your resume and cover letter show an employer who you are and why they need you! Learn to write a resume and cover letter that will land you an interview. Below are some resources that will help get you started.
Need extra help applying for a job? – Some individuals face barriers to employment, ranging from disabilities to a criminal record. The resources below can help you overcome these barriers and successfully join the workforce.
I’m Young...Why should I Care About Labor Laws? - Protect yourself and your rights on the job. Whether you want to make sure you are receiving the right wages or are concerned about a co-worker's health, it is important you know your rights so you can have a great work experience and avoid conflict with your employer. Below are some links that will help you get familiar with your rights on the job.
Trying to balance school, homework, work? Since there are many things going on in your life, it is important to stay healthy and balance your life in order to stay on track. School, home, friends, work, and extracurricular activities are just some the things you need to balance. Below is information that provides tips on dealing with stress, staying healthy, and balancing your life now and in the future.
Start Your Plan – If you’re trying to figure out “Who am I? Where am I going? And how do I get there?” CareerZone can help you by exploring your strengths, skills and talents with a no-cost, career portfolio account. Learn more about your career interests with the following CareerZone features:
Budgeting & Banking – It’s never too early to start learning to budget. A good budget can help you plan for the future and save for emergencies, like car repairs or hospital expenses. Below are some tools to help you create and keep a budget.
Did you know that almost all male U.S. citizens, and male aliens living in the United States who are 18-25 are required to register with Selective Service? It's important to know that even though you are registered, you will not automaticaclly be inducted into the military. Selective Service is the process by which the U.S. government collects names and addresses of men ages 18-25 to use in case a national emergency requires rapid expansion of the Armed Force.
Find out how you can register or if you’re already registered for Selective Service.
Below are resources to help you explore education and training opportunities and figure out your next steps toward reaching your dreams.
Not sure what to wear to your interview? – The way you dress for an interview can leave a lasting impression with a business/organization. Below are some helpful resources to help you prepare.
Need help preparing for your interview? - Interview questions can be stressful if you’re not prepared. The resources below provide interview suggestions to help you get the job.
Not sure where to find the job you want? - The links below are just some of the job search websites that can help find a job that's a match for you!
What is Social Networking? - Social networks are how people connect with each other whether it's through text messaging, Facebook, or chatting around the lunch table. Social networks connect you to people who could help you find jobs, provide you with resources to find a job, or direct you to their own social network for help. More businesses are searching for candidates and reviewing their profiles on social networks. View a web video on social networking. Below are other resources to help you understand social networking and the importance of your digital identity.
Keep Your Digital-Self Professional- Remember that your social networks connect you to hundreds and thousands of people across the country and the world. Here are some tips on how to make your social networks work for you:
So Why Should I Belong to Social Networks? - Social networks can still be fun, but use them to your advantage. Many companies and organizations use social networks to find or attract candidates. Below are a few tips about your social network accounts:
Are you a good leader? Are you a team player and dependable? - Employers are looking for these kinds of qualities in their employees. Find out more below on how to stand out to a potential employer.
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