Monday, April 16, 2012
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Some career-related links you might find helpful:
Most people get jobs through personal contacts, as opposed to replying to job postings. I can help you devise a strategy for meeting people in your field and at the organizations where you are interested in working. However, it's certainly a good idea to apply for jobs you find online – people do get jobs this way!
Online job postings are also an excellent way to see what employers are looking for and to get a sense of what skills and qualifications you will want to emphasize on your resume or, possibly, acquire additional training in.
Andrew Hudson's Jobs List (focuses on jobs in media, PR, and related creative fields)
Regis University Nonprofit Job Board
Colorado Nonprofit Association Job Board
Mashable: 100+ Places to Find Jobs (links to a whole bunch of other sites that post jobs)
Mashable: Top 10 Social Sites for Finding a Job
It's also a good idea to look directly at the web sites of companies and organizations you're interested in working for, as well as professional associations in your field.
Preparing your resume and other job-related communications:
These worksheets can be helpful in identifying your transferable skills, which you will want to include on your resume:
Transferable Skills Worksheet for Resumes and Cover Letters
Transferable Skills Set for Job-Seekers
Transferable Skills Checklist
Visual CV (create a visual, web-based resume)
How to Network (Even If You Hate Networking) – a good resource for introverts
Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job
How to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Rock
Once you join LinkedIn, search for groups to join related to your career field and for people working at places and doing things that interest you.
Also visit the web sites for the professional associations in your field, and see if there are local groups you can get involved with
I started this site to help others with tips in Sales, Telecom-Renewable Energy awareness. Contact me Tradd Duggan , LinkedIn profile. To Network, possible Sales openings or more information.