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

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:

2011 SOCIAL RECRUITING SURVEY: USE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS ON THE RISE!


Check out these experts in Social Media & Job Search:
Neil Schaffer, Windmill Networking
William Arruda, Branding Expert 
Dan Schwabel, Student Branding Expert

PAST EVENT VIDEOS

Resume Writing: Steve Schumacher

'Representing You': Gail Spencer

Human Resources Symposium #1


 

RESUMES & COVER LETTERS

All initial resumes uploaded into Gaucho Jobs will be screened for approval or improvements. If you want some quick feedback on yoru resume, this is an excellent way to get it.
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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 Nursing Resume

Sample Nursing Resume #2

Sample Cover Letter
Cover Letter Outline

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 Applied Psychology class
Visit the Career & ReEntry Center for Career Counseling and other supports