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Tips For Your Job Search 

Things You Can Do  

  • Decide what you want to do for work or your career. 
  • Tell people what your job or career goals are and make a plan. 
  • Volunteer, shadow, or try jobs to help make connections, build skills, and get experience. 
  • Have a strong resume that shows off your skills, talents, and experience. 
  • Learn interview skills and practice so that you are calm and confident. 
  • Go to job fairs or network with peers, family members, and old coworkers. 
  • Advocate for your wants and needs. 

Ways Your Team Can Help   

  • Ask you “what do you want to do for work?" and help make it happen. 
  • Use customized employment tools to work towards your employment goals. 
  • Offer different volunteer or employment options that you may like. 
  • Help you write your resume or find a resume writing class. 
  • Teach you about the interview process and do mock interviews to help you practice. 
  • They can help you find job fairs and other networking events. 
  • Listen and help you advocate for your wants and needs. 

 

Job Search  - Tips and Tricks
Stephanie Alexander

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