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Job Search

Learn what Alumni Career Services offers in support of your job search.

Alumni Career Services provides job search information, resources and coaching sessions to help meet your needs. In addition to one-on-one career coaching, Alumni Career Services offers self-service resources to assist you with your job search. 

Job Postings

There are a plethora of job posting sites available online, however, keep in mind that less than 10% of landed jobs are the result of solely responding to a published opening. You must incorporate leads with networking. Ideally, you want to be introduced to an opening before it is posted.

Most companies post openings on their own company websites, pulling candidates directly into their applicant tracking systems. Third party websites are targeted to specific sectors, industries, functions or geographies, making them more appealing to recruiters. The mega-sites (i.e., monster.comcareerbuilder.com) contain a broad range of jobs that produce enormous pools of applicants, making it cumbersome for recruiters. Be certain to optimize the use of job postings in your search by setting job alerts on targeted job boards.

Job Search Toolkit

Begin your job search with our Job Search Toolkit. Here you will find a tremendous number of resources to guide you step-by-step as you make your way through the process. Our career coaches are also available to help you at any stage.