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Guide to Job Search Resources


These five websites will be helpful in getting ready to apply for a job. Getting your resume formatted correctly, using keywords in your resume, and understanding how to use email to apply for a job are important first steps in the job application process. Click on the title of the website and review the information at each site.

Resume 101: How to Use Keywords
If you want to make it through the applicant tracking system (ATS) and get to the next stage of the job application process, you need to learn how to use keywords in your resume. This website shows you what a keyword is and how to use them.

Beat the Robots
With online job applications, it is important to understand the role of the applicant tracking system (ATS). Companies receive hundreds of job applications for each job posted. ATS screen job applications so only the most qualified reach the hiring manager’s desk. Learn how to write your resume so that it doesn’t end up in the black hole of the online job application world, never to hit the hiring manager’s desk.

10 Tips for College Grads Seeking Work during the Coronavirus Crisis
If you are a recent graduate looking for a job, you need to be creative and persistent in this age of the coronavirus. Be positive, and you will succeed!

Best Resume Formats 
There are three types of resume formats: chronological, functional, and combination. Depending on what type of job you are applying for, this website shows what format works best for you.

How to Apply for Jobs Using Email
If you apply for a job using email, you need to understand how to manage your documents in this process. Learn how to do this correctly so your application will be seen by the hiring manager.

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