Use the resources in this guide to build your first resume and learn how to conduct a job search.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2014
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook
Developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the OOH gives you information for hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings,
expected job prospects, what workers do on the job and working conditions.
- Hottest Careers for College Graduates
Government economists estimate which occupations will have the most job openings between 2008 and 2018. Openings occur because new jobs are created and because workers retire or leave the field for other reasons.
Check out these top 10 lists of occupations, sorted by the level of education typically required
- GA College 411
Expand your opportunities and explore careers with GA College 411.
This guide provides you with job search sites and resume and cover letter templates to help you as you learn how to find a job and create your first resume!
When researching job postings, consider the following tips as you search:
Research jobs that interest you.
Pay attention to the requirements that are mentioned in the ad. You can reference these requirements in your cover letter and resume showing how your skills match up with the job requirements.
Ask professionals what is most important for them when making hiring decisions.
Learn as much as you can about your chosen field.