Traditional job seeker advice stills applies–tailor your resume, focus on networking, don’t oversell your skills and do your research. Follow these tips and when it comes time to interview, it will be like you’re already a part of the team. Learn more tips on improving your job search from Holland’s Jason Schenkel!

For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social Jobs Partnership on Facebook!

We can’t even begin to tell you how important networking is for job seekers. Whether your touching base with a potential employer on social media or interacting with employers at job fairs or networking events, its important to exude confidence and be able to speak on the fly. If you’re uncomfortable, check out local Toastmasters organizations who can help develop your public speaking skills.

For additional resources and job seeker advice, visit the Social Jobs Partnership on Facebook.

The College Student’s Guide To Making It In The Workforce

First and foremost, congratulations! You made it through the grueling years of formal schooling and are on the road to graduation. Many college seniors are now going to be faced with the equally stressful task of successfully transitioning from campus to workforce. *gulp* As daunting as that sounds, it can be done. Things will be . . . Read More

5 Characteristics of a Top Employee

In a highly competitive job market, it’s hard to know exactly what employers are looking for in a star employee. Of course, becoming a desirable asset to a company is what everyone strives for. It sounds relatively easy right? Do well in the interview, land the job of your dreams and live in employed bliss . . . Read More

Job Search Resources for Veterans

Veterans.jobs offers military and transitioning service members more than just a skills translator. See what additional resources are provided to veteran job seekers by visiting Veterans.jobs, and learn how you can put those resources to work for you!

Treat Your Job Search Like a 9-5 Job

Great employment opportunities are available, but you have to be willing to do the work to find them. Listen to Mike Bazinet, Grifols’ Director of Recruiting, as he shares tips for staying constantly engaged on job boards. For more job seekers tips and advice, visit the Social Jobs Partnership on Facebook!

From Military to Civilian Career: Tips for a Successful Transition

Basic training teaches you how to walk and talk like a member of the military, and instills values such as discipline, loyalty and comradery. Exiting the military and entering the civilian workforce doesn’t provide the same transitional training. Prepare yourself and learn tips from…

Managing Your Personal Brand During the Job Search

What comes to mind when you think of the word “brand”? Perhaps you think of designer denim or your favorite soda, but would you think of yourself as having a brand? You should. Personal brand is absolutely a real thing and you don’t need to do a thing to create it because, whether you realize . . . Read More

3 Tips for Finding the Internship of Your Dreams

It’s that time of year again…back to school. As the fall semester commences at colleges and universities across America, some students may be regretting their decision to forgo an internship. Unfortunately, getting back into a motivated mindset can be difficult after a laid-back summer vacation but it’s never too early to start preparing for the . . . Read More

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search?

What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search? A. Networking B. Online tools C. Advertising D. Career fairs   Answer: B. Online tools While advertising, career fairs and networking events all aid in the search for employment, recent research from Pew Research Center shows that online tools prove . . . Read More

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