STUDENT EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

Welcome! The resources below provide students with a starting point to prepare in the areas of resumes, interviews, and the job search itself. You'll find several resources, websites, and tools that may help you prepare for and secure employment in your field of study.

-Eric

NEW: GAUCHO JOBS MOBILE APP (CAREERS BY SYMPLICITY)
You can now 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. 

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JOB SEARCH

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QUICK VIEW OF ALL JOBS LISTED
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
Military to civilian career advice
Military to civilian translator from Monster.com
International Student Career Information

WAYS TO WORK ON CAMPUS 

SOCIAL NETWORKS

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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 these experts in Social Media & Job Search:
William Arruda, Branding Expert 
Dan Schwabel, Student Branding Expert
Check out the 'Common LinkedIn mistakes by College Students (article)

RESUME & COVER LETTER

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

PAST EVENT VIDEOS

Resume Writing: Steve Schumacher

 

 

'Representing You': Gail Spencer

 

 

Human Resources Symposium #1

 

 

INTERVIEWING

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


 

CA CAREER CAFE

CA Career Cafe
Career Information, Assessments, Professional Assocaitions & Job Search resources!

MORE GREAT INFORMATION...

 

'Behind the Brand' interviews by Brian Elliot


Shark Tank's Daymond John and Gary Vaynerchuk on 'The Thank You Economy' 

RESEARCH TRENDS 

California Labor Market: What's going on locally? Research trends, find employers, prepare.
Bureau of Labor & Statistics: National Job Info
Orange County One-Stop Center


Take an Counseling Class  to help  your Career path
Visit the Career & ReEntry Center for Career Counseling and other supports