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Knowing that the job market is increasingly competitive, below is a suite of resources that outline how students, recent graduates, and job seekers can put themselves in the best position possible to acquire fulfilling internships and employment.
Internship and New Job Suite (BestColleges.com)
- Resume and Cover Letter Guide Applying for Jobs New Job Guide Networking and Mentorship Put Your Best Foot Forward in an Interview Landing an Internship Guide to Getting Hired
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- Cyber Security Jobs and Careers resource LinkedIn Jobs Glassdoor Master's in Education Jooble ZipRecruiter Zippia Top 11 Best Job Search Apps - Robert Half
Storydoc Presentation ToolThis is a creative resume design product which contains many resume templates and tools to help design outstanding resumes and other presentations. It is free to all students. For more information, access the guide on Creative Resume Design and sign up with your Touro.edu email address. Try Out Storydoc
Resume.ioGetting that dream job can seem like an impossible task. Resume.io is here to change that. Give yourself a real advantage with one of the best online resume makers: created by experts, improved by data, trusted by millions of professionals. Resume.io has a few different tools you can use 100% for free without entering any credit card details. These tools include resumes, cover letters, sharing links to your resume, resume examples, and a free login to access these tools. Try Out Resume.io
BehanceIf you are familiar with the Adobe Creative Cloud and have access to the accompanying apps, you can create your own resume by using a template that is free to use. Try Out Behance Resume
Novo ResumeYou can download a free resume on NovoResume. However, the free version is limited to a one-page resume. If your resume is more than a page, you will have to pay for full access. NovoResume can also help you with writing your cover letter. NovoResume is a great option to use for entry-level positions. Check Out Novo Resume
ZetyZety is a great source to build resumes. Zety provides aesthetically pleasing designs with elegant language to highlight your skills, which you can incorporate into your resume if you choose to pay for this added feature. Although Touro does not pay for Zety, you can take the copy and place it into a resume of your own, or gain some design inspiration for an effective resume. It is up to you if you choose to pay for Zety, however while on the job hunt, it’s a good timesaving tool to use.
In order to use the resume you build on Zety, you must purchase the resume. You can either have a monthly subscription at $5.95; or $2.70 for 14 days. You can buy and save the resume, and then use Acrobat to update it. After 14 days, there is an auto-renewal of $23.70, which is billed every 4 weeks.
After 14 days, auto-renews at $23.70 billed every 4 weeks Check Out Zety
Touro College does not receive nor give monetary compensation to either Zety or NovoResume.
Salary Negotiation Guide
Employment with a Disability
VelvetJobs: Employment with a Disability Resource GuideThose living with a disability may find that the search for employment can be even more challenging. In all professional environments, it’s imperative to know the laws and benefits that are provided to those living with a disability. View the Guide
Useful Resources for Disabled Job SeekersPlease view this useful guide that is aimed at disabled job seekers of all ages. This guide covers a range of free resources as well as tips and advice for job seekers living with different types of disabilities. View the Guide
What Job Seekers, Employees and Employers Need to Know About Social Media
This guide from The University of Dayton talks about the importance of responsible social media use and its possible impact on job hunting. This resource breaks down the privacy settings of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, showing what potential or current employers can see about you even if you have a private profile. It also includes questions job seekers should ask themselves before posting on social networks. This is a valuable resource for job seekers, as friends and family might not be the only people looking at their social media profiles.View the Guide
Maximize LinkedIn’s Features
Optimize your LinkedIn
- Use the Zety Guide for LinkedIn to:
How to Network on LinkedIn
LinkedIn is the world’s largest online professional network, with over 700 million members from 55 million registered companies. This means that you can use LinkedIn for, well, just about anything related to growing as a professional:
- Connect with potential employers and get a new job.
- Network with experts in your field and develop your skill-set.
- Source and hire candidates for your firm.
- Find a business partner for your next venture.
..And everything else in-between!
Click here to learn more about how to network on LinkedIn