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Job Search Toolkit

Begin your traditional job search here by moving through this detailed, step-by-step process. You will find a tremendous number of resources to assist you as you make your way through the sequential process. Start with Career Objectives below and proceed through the next categories. Remember, our coaches are here to assist you at any stage.


  1. Career Objectives: Being able to clearly and concisely define what you are looking for in a position is the first and most important step in the career search process.

  2. Market Research: In-depth research is critical to a successful job search.

  3. Marketing Materials: The key to strong marketing materials is knowing your audience.

  4. Connecting: Make yourself visible in the job market and learn how to connect to the right decision-makers.

  5. Landing the Job: Interview preparation and negotiation techniques are crucial to landing the job.