General Job Search Strategies

General Job Search Strategies iconTip Sheets (PDF format)

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Additional Resources

  • OhioMeansJobs - a comprehensive resource to help you explore career options, learn about key industries in Ohio, and access current position postings for a wide variety of Ohio employers
  • ASC Career Services Staff's Favorite Links
  • Glassdoor for Students - creating a FREE account with your email address allows you unlimited access to employer reviews and salary information
  • LinkedIn Resources for Students - how to build an effective profile, how to network using LinkedIn, building your personal brand, communicating effectively using LinkedIn, and more!
  • Your Personal Brand - developed by PricewaterhouseCoopers, this resource is designed to help you find and showcase your strengths so you can stand out from the crowd
  • Attention Job Seekers: Your Search is at Stake! [pdf] - 9 Steps to Becoming an Expert Marketer & Getting Hired in Today's Digital World
  • Job Search for Introverts - From - Resource to help introverted people manage their job search in ways that are comfortable for them. These methods are also often helpful for shy people, as well, but they specifically address the issues of introverts.
  • - a free website where students and recent graduates can ask questions about job searching and get answers directly from experienced recruiting professionals at America’s top employers
  • Negotiating Salary
  • Salary Calculator Center - Provides salary data for entry-level, median, and highest paid employees in a particular occupation; also calculates a recommended salary for you, based on submitted answers to questions asked
  • MoneyGeek Salary Negotiation Guide - A step-by-step guide with tips for negotiating salary. Obtain tips and resources that will help address common questions and concerns related to negotiating your salary.
  • MoneyGeek Cost of Living Calculator - Compare cost of living for up to 4 U.S. cities and the national average. Also see how job opportunities and population stats stack up for the cities you're comparing -- all with visually appealing and, easy-to-understand charts and graphs.
  • LinkedIn Resources for finding positions within specific industries
  • LinkedIn Salary- LinkedIn wants every job seeker to have access to career opportunities and the competitive knowledge they need in order to make their dream opportunity a reality. With that goal in mind they have created a salary tool offering more metrics and insights, including education level's influence on pay.

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