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Below are some quick tips about a variety of career topics that are applicable to everyone whether you are a new or established professional.

How To Start Your Job Search
One of the hardest parts of beginning a job search is knowing where to begin. First, you need a plan.

Resumes
A resume contains a summary of relevant job experience and education.

Cover Letters
A cover letter is a brief introduction to your resume that provides additional information about your skills suitable for the job and a few extra credentials to grab the attention of the employer.

Networking
Networking creates a pool of contacts from which you can draw leads, referrals, ideas and information for your job search and career progress.

Informational Interviews
An informational interview is a meeting in which a job seeker asks for career and industry advice rather than employment.

Interviews
A job interview is the chance to tell a prospective employer about yourself.

Social Media
Social networks are free and easy ways to get job search advice and tips, to network, and to connect with career and job search experts, companies that are hiring, and other job seekers.

Career Resource Links
These job search sites can help you find, apply to, and land your dream job, and professional associations offer valuable networking opportunities and keep you connected to the field.