Links We Like
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GENERAL CAREER TOPICS
A career magazine published by Universum
Career Rookie Magazine
Published by Career Rookie/Career Builder
Find the best free career development resources on the web—all organized for you by QuintCareers.
A free inside look at jobs and companies
Information about companies and jobs from the people who know best---employees
A career and employer research source (some resources may require a fee)
RESUME AND LETTERS
Monster.com Resume and Letter Library
Samples and advice for creating effective resumes and employment-related letters
Quintessential Careers: Cover Letter Tutorial
A comprehensive guide to help you master the art of writing effective cover letters.
Be My Interviewer
Using interactive videos, you can practice and perfect your interview technique with the help of leading industry professionals. Gain valuable and practical advice to prepare for the toughest questions and interview scenarios you are likely to face.
100 Potential Interview Questions (Monster.com)
Monster staff writer, Thad Peterson, offers his list of potential interview questions
50 Standard Interview Questions (CollegeGrad.com)
Prepare ahead with this list of fifty commonly asked interview questions.
A fee-based site of case interview prep materials. ( Some free resources available on the site)
EVALUATING JOB OFFERS AND NEGOTIATING SALARIES
Evaluating Offers (The Occupational Outlook Handbook)
Provides a detailed list of issues to be considered when evaluating an offer
Job Offer Checklist (CollegeGrad.com)
Use this list to evaluate the most important elements of your offer.
The NACE Job Seeker Salary Calculator
Provides salary data to assist you with your salary search and career planning.
QuintessentialCareers: Salary Negotiation Tutorial
Test your knowledge and gain deeper insights on salary negotiations as you work through this 28 questions quiz.
Sperling’s Best Places
Compare cost of living and other essential information based on Sperling’s data.
Use the salary wizard to compare salary offers.
Find out what others like you are earning. Check out the Salary Review portal of CareerBliss .
NETWORKING AND SOCIAL MEDIA
Professional Networking (Monster.com)
Advice from the experts at Monster.com
A Guide to Getting Connected Online
A QuintCareers tutorial for online networking
Students: Getting Started with LinkedIn
What is LinkedIn and why should you join?
Students: Build Your Professional Brand (LlnkedIn)
Use LinkedIn as part of your professional branding initiative.
Students: Find Your Career Passion (LinkedIn)
LinkedIn can be an effective resource for exploring career options.
Students: Grow Your Professional Network (LinkedIn)
Use LinkedIn to establish a network of professional contacts.
Students: Turn Relationships into Opportunities (LinkedIn)
Use your LinkedIn network to identify job opportunities
Students: Nail the Interview (LinkedIn)
Use LinkedIn for prep work prior to the interview. Research the company and the interviewer on LinkedIn. Be prepared.
Create a 100% Complete Profile on LinkedIn (YouTube)
Interview Appearance (Monster.com)
Advice for looking your professional best both at the interview and on the job
Sym’s Dress to Achieve
A guide to help college students build a professional wardrobe
All About How to Buy a Man’s Suit
How much should you spend? How do get measured? What about details like fabric and style?
Men’s Style Advice (Men’s Wearhouse)
Tips for first time suit buyers, advice for choosing the right suit for body type, building a tie wardrobe and more.
Women: Dress for Interview Success (QuintCareers)
Men’s: Dress for Interview Success (QuintCareers)
How to Tie a Tie
Workplace Issues (Monster.com)
Advice on a variety of workplace topic.
Sue Morem’s Tips for Graduates
Tips from a nationally renowned career expert and author.