Learn how to market yourself effectively as a candidate for employment in today’s economy and which sectors ARE hiring.
There is plenty of reason to feel confident when you know what to expect and how to present yourself and your skill set!
LISTED IN CLASS SCHEDULE UNDER LIBERAL ARTS STUDIES,
LAS 485 JOB SEARCH BOOT CAMP
Course Description: LAS 485, Job Search Boot Camp is designed to provide graduating senior students with the necessary career management skills to effectively identify and compete for professional career opportunities. Activities covered in the course include principles, methods, and practice in achieving career goals with emphasis on: exploration of career opportunities in one’s field, job market trends, identification of strengths, resume development, cover letter composition, mastering behavioral-style interviewing, salary and benefits negotiations, effective networking strategies, budgeting and personal finance issues, professional image, and the use of technology in achieving career goals.
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Join our LinkedIn group and gain access to full-time job offers, group discussions, and connections to both current students and alumni. Making an account is free and takes five minutes.
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 60 million members and growing rapidly. LinkedIn connects you to your trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals.
For students seeking a part-time job in the Helena community, check the Job Boards on our Career Services front page (Right Navigation Pane) under Employment Opportunities. Check the page often as Helena area employers like to hire Carroll students and Career Services receives job openings routinely. If you want assistance in creating a resume for a part-time job or interview preparation, contact our office and we will be happy to help you learn to put your best foot forward!
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JOBipedia.org has been developed to give entry level job seekers a place to ask questions ranging from the hiring process to questions that may come up during an interview. These questions are then answered personally by hiring and recruiting experts, all of whom are employed at America's leading companies such as IBM, AT&T, Textron, Avery Dennison, Praxair, Merck, Accenture, Manpower Group, General Mills and MetLife.
U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau releases guide to help women prepare for, find and succeed in ‘green’ the online publication will help workers learn about a range of in-demand and emerging jobs, as well as job training opportunities and career development tools, in the clean energy economy. The guide also serves as a resource for workforce development professionals, training providers, educators, career counselors, and woman's advocacy organizations.
justjobs.com is a great resource to teach you what schools don’t. To teach you skills and attitudes that will set you apart from your coworkers and competitors. Skills that will take you places you want to go – street smarts and other little things that could make all the difference in getting that dream job. And best of all, it's Free!!
Occupational Outlook Quarterly is a free online magazine for all your career needs! The Spring 2012 issue is now available online at www.bls.gov/oog. This special issue features the 2010-20 job outlook in brief. Every 2 years, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment prospects for hundreds of occupations in the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). This issue of the Quarterly explains the projections process and summarizes the OOH information.
The Global Social Change Leadership Institute at the Research Center for Leadership in Action at NYU Wagner offers university and graduate students and recent college graduates a chance to develop practical knowledge and skills to advance social justice in their communities. Participants learn from experts at the forefront of policy reform and advocacy, coalition building and direct service. The Institute takes place on NYU's world-renowned campus, where students enjoy easy access to all that New York City has to offer. To learn more click the link or picture!
FREE ONLINE WEBINARS FOR STUDENT ON JOB SEARCH TOPICS
Topic: Is Social Media Hurting Your Search
Employers often check your Social Media presence before they schedule an interview and almost always before they extend a job offer.
During this session you will learn:
What does your Social Media presence say about you?
How can you improve your Social Media presence?
What should you check out about yourself today?
TO ACCESS WEBINARS CLICK HERE
JobChoicesOnline.com - Featuring job-search advice, interview tips, sample cover letters and resumes,
links to employers interested in hiring new college grads, and more!
Sustainable Jobs is a search engine for jobs and internships with an activity related to Renewable Energy, Science & Technology, Environmental Internships, Green Management Jobs and other activities with a positive environmental impact. Our website is updated daily with dozens of new jobs in the environmental sector from around the world (Europe, Asia and South America). Our young team has created Sustainable Jobs this year, declared by the United Nations as the "International Year of Sustainable Energy for All" year. Our goal is to answer the increasing demand for this kind of jobs as well as to contribute to the expansion of environmentally oriented jobs.
Occupational Outlook Quartery - This special Spring 2012 issue features the 2010-20 job outlook in brief. Every 2 years, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment prospects for hundreds of occupations in the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH). This issue of the Quarterly explains the projections process and summarizes the OOH information. You can also download a full copy of this issue of the OOQ in PDF form here.
Thinking about the peace Corps or Just curious? Then check this out! For anyone interested in the Peace Corps who missed the live webcast, you may view the recorded version through the following link. More info about the Peace Corps and other post-graduate volunteer opportunities is available in Career Services.
Peace Corps web-cast recorded Live from Washington, DC on December 9th is now available online! click the peace corps logo to watch!
Carroll College Career & Testing Services
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT 59625
Hours: 9:00 - 5:00 M-F
Rosalie Walsh, Director
Nisan Burbridge, Internship Coordinator
We are located in the East wing of Borromeo Hall, rooms 102-110.
Would you like to hear about insider tips and tricks to the job world? Then you're in the right place! Talent Marks has put together 9 webinar's dedicated to helping you get the career you want! Click the Talent Marks logo to view!
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TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
This site is dedicated to "Ideas Worth Spreading." Because it has many ideas across all topic areas, it can serve as a great way to expand your thinking about potential career directions. Worth checking out!