ERIC Number: ED419080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Tips on Finding and Getting a Job...Searching for, Writing a Resume, and Interviewing. ICPAC Information Series.
Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center, Bloomington.
This packet documents suggestions for conducting a job search, writing a resume, and interviewing. Suggestions for a job search include the following: knowing one's skills, knowing what one is looking for, and knowing where to look for jobs, including newspaper advertisements, employment centers, employment firms, networking, and blind attempts. Information on resume writing is as follows: what is a resume, what should be in a resume, building a first resume (including worksheet), and writing a cover letter to accompany a resume. The following interviewing tips are provided: preparing for interviews, making a good first impression, continuing the first impression, being positive, asking questions, doing a sales job, closing the deal, writing a thank-you note, being persistent, typical questions asked by interviewers, and questions that should not be asked. (IC)
Descriptors: Employment Interviews, Employment Qualifications, Job Applicants, Job Application, Job Search Methods, Personnel Selection, Postsecondary Education, Resumes (Personal), Secondary Education
Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center, 2805 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408; toll-free phone: 800-992-2076; web address (updated annually): http://icpac.indiana.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center, Bloomington.