Student Employment Resources

Welcome! The resources below provide students with a starting point to prepare in the areas of job searching, resume writing, interviewing and the impact of social media on employment. 
-Eric Hilden
Career Placement Officer
Saddleback College

JOB SEARCH

Gaucho Jobs is the official online employment system for Saddleback College students and alumni. 
gaucho jobs student login
NEW: GAUCHO JOBS MOBILE APP (CAREERS BY SYMPLICITY)
(Download the app 'Careers by Symplicity' to access Gaucho Jobs on your mobile device! Once you install and open the app, select 'Saddleback College' to access Gaucho Jobs. 
Download on App Store Get it on Google Play

JOB SCAMS - DON'T BE FOOLED. (EXAMPLE) 

QUICK VIEW OF ALL JOBS LISTED

What skills do employers want interns to have?
Job Search Quick Guide(doc): Valuable links!
Job Search Checklist - R U Ready?
Indeed.com: Search mutiple sites using one tool!
Myplan.com - Research jobs, majors, careers
- O*Net - Research jobs
--O*Net Interest Quiz

Military to civilian career advice
Military to civilian translator from Monster.com
International Student Career Information
WAYS TO WORK ON CAMPUS 
 

RESUME AND COVER LETTERS

All initial resumes uploaded into Gaucho Jobs will be screened for approval or improvements.

Your Resume is your 1st Interview
The Orange County Resume Survey - Real results from real OC employers completed by Eric Hilden, Career Placement Officer
Resume Workshop(.pdf)
Resume Action Verbs .pdf
Resume Sample Before and After
Sample Functional Resume

Sample Chronological Resume
Sample Combination Resume

Sample Human Services Resume
Sample Nursing Resume
Sample Nursing Resume #2

Sample Cover Letter
Cover Letter Outline

Culinary Resume Workshop

INTERVIEWING

'STAR' Technique for Behavior-based interview questions

Legal vs. Illegal Interview Questions

Forbes: Ten Interview Questions to trick you!

Glassdoor: Interview questions from actual candidates

Read the EEOC's discussion on Video Interviews

SALARY NEGOTIATIONS

Great advice from...
Harvard Business School Professor Deepak Malhotra

SOCIAL NETWORKS AND EMPLOYMENT

 linkedin
Start networking today on LinkedIn. Take control of your 'brand'. 

Social Networks and Your Job Search (prezi)

Are employers using social media to recruit? Absolutely - read the results here:


2015 Survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers - How Employers use Social Media

Check out the 'Common LinkedIn mistakes by College Students (article)

PAST EVENT VIDEOS

Resume Writing: Steve Schumacher

'Representing You': Gail Spencer

Human Resources Symposium #1

 

'Behind the Brand' interviews by Brian Elliot