Now that you've done self-assessment and career-assessment, you've prepared yourself to leave school with the education, training, skills, and experiences you need. Now, you're ready for your job hunt.
The job hunt consists of:
According to the Association of Colleges and Employers student survey conducted in 2012, almost one quarter (24%) of the class of 2012 college graduates used social media to conduct research on potential employers.
Diversity Employers March 2014 issue published this helpful article,
Here are links to some leading social media job search sites.
This ebook covers LinkedIn in more detail, "I'm on LinkedIn, Now What???: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn."
Facebook.com has an app called Social Jobs. This app is part of FB's partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor, the National Association of Colleges and Employers, and other organizations.
"Log On for Success: Using Internet Job Sites" an 18 minute film containing these segments:
Using Online Job Sites: Part 1 (4 minutes 27 seconds)
Using Online Job Sites: Part 2 (2 minutes 42 seconds)
Benefits of Online Job Sites (1 minute 40 seconds)
Review of Steps for Online Job Search (2 minutes 38 seconds)
Opportunities in the Job Search - A 28 minute film divided into 9 short video segments.
Effective Use of the Telephone in Your Job Search - a 22 minute film divided into 6 short video segments.
Effective Job Search for People with Disabilities - a 26 minute film divided into 10 short video segments.
All work, no pay: finding an internship, building your resume, making connections, and gaining job by Lauren Berger HF5381 .B3647 2012
Now what, grad? : your path to success after college by Chris Palmer. HF5382.7 .B65 2018
Idealist.org is the place to go if you are seeking a career, internship, or volunteer opportunity with a non-profit organziation.
The SpectrumCareers.com website is published by Autism Speaks a non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to autism science and advocacy. This career site is aimed for people with Autism.
Careers in California Government. The offical site for the state of California.
USAjobs.gov is the offical government site for finding and securing a job with the Federal Government. Once on USAjobs, be sure to do a keyword search for "pathsways" a program designed to help enrolled college students gain practical experience while being paid.
This article " 10 Best Job Search Websites" by Robert Half - a top placement firm - lists its choice of job hunting websites.
Read Forbes magazine's 2013 list that reviews "The 100 Top Websites for Your Career."