Cox Career Management Center

Links We Like

Your Career Services team has compiled a list of career-related website favorites to share with you.  Check out the available information and resources.

GENERAL CAREER TOPICS

Wall Street Journal How-To Guides 

Wall Street Journal Career Strategies   

Jungle Campus
A career magazine published by Universum

Career Rookie Magazine
Published by Career Rookie/Career Builder

QuintCareers
Find the best free career development resources on the web—all organized for you by QuintCareers. 



CAREER RESEARCH

GlassDoor
A free inside look at jobs and companies

CareerBliss
Information about companies and jobs from the people who know best---employees

Wetfeet
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.



INTERVIEWS

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.

CaseQuestions.com
A fee-based site of case interview prep materials. ( Some free resources available on the site)



JOB SEARCH

Indeed.com

LinkUp.com

Simply Hired

How to Find a Job on Twitter (Mashable.com)

10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job  (Guy Kawasaki)

How to Find a New Job Using LinkedIn (YouTube)


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.

Salary.com
Use the salary wizard to compare salary offers.

CareerBliss
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)       


PROFESSIONAL DRESS

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 PROTOCOL

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.