Launch Module Resources and Links

FIRST PRINCIPLES

ASSESSMENT

There are assessment tests available both free and with fees. There are many and these are some of the best. Take one and reflect on the test results by yourself or with someone who knows you.

Assessment tests:

RESUME BUILDING

No single document determines the outcome of your career search more than your resume.

CORRESPONDENCE

INTERVIEWING

This is the toughest part of the career search. You must be prepared and positive.

NETWORKING

FINDING THE JOB FOR YOU-

Choosing a major

LNKD

There is no more valuable single resource in the career search process than LNKD today. Get familiar with the platform and the many services it provides.

Do some homework to find out about employment opportunities

  • National newspapers- New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post
  • Local news- in print and online sources
  • Social media- FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram
  • Best Places to Work- The Best Big Companies
  • Magazines- interest specific or general information
  • Corporate annual reports
  • SEC filings
  • CrunchBase

Best General Job Search Sites:

Industry Specific Job Sites (there are many more):

Supplement your experience-

Virtual Experiences/ Internships

Test the Gig economy

Skill Building/ Online Learning

Write a blog or a white paper, learn google analytics or Python, SQ, data science,  website design, word press

Volunteer Work

  • Tutoring
  • Local Hospitals
  • Political Campaigns
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Big Brother Big Sister
  • Local Food Bank

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