Job-Hunting Preparation Boston MA

Know yourself and your career focus. A lot of students have a general idea of what they want to do, but not the specifics. Take the time to explore jobs within your career field, as well as the time to really know yourself.

George Zeller, MEd, CPRW
(617) 451-8147
29 Winter St., 5th Floor
Boston, MA
 
New England Legal Search Inc
(617) 266-6068
280 Commonwealth Ave Ste G6
Boston, MA

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Career Centers
(617) 574-4777
99 Chauncy St
Boston, MA
 
John Leondard Permanent & Temp
(617) 348-2625
75 Federal St Ste 101
Boston, MA

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American Federation Of Television Radio Artists
(617) 742-2688
11 Beacon St
Boston, MA
 
Career Centers
(617) 427-4855
1010 Maschsts Ave
Boston, MA
 
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(617) 338-8500
25 Kingston St
Boston, MA

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Career Centers
(617) 338-0809
210 South St
Boston, MA
 
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(617) 422-0888
242 E Berkeley St Ste 5
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(888) 610-1912
75 Arlington Street
Boston, MA
 
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Job-Hunting Preparation: Getting Ready to Find a New Job

The key to job-search success is in the preparation. The better you accomplish the tasks in this step of job-hunting, the more success you will have in the later steps.

Here's what you need to undertake during this step:

  1. Know yourself and your career focus. A lot of students have a general idea of what they want to do, but not the specifics. Take the time to explore jobs within your career field, as well as the time to really know yourself.
    • Career Assessment
    • Career Exploration
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Mission Statement
  2. Determine what you have to offer prospective employers. Take the time to identify the unique accomplishments, skills, and abilities you can offer employers.
    • Accomplishments Worksheet
    • Transferable Skills
  3. Develop your career marketing tools. Once you have identified what you offer prospective employers, create drafts of your job-search tools.
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter
    • Elevator Speech
    • Career/Job-Search Portfolios
  4. Are you ready for the job-search? Take our Job Skills Quiz . We also have quizzes on cover letters, resumes, and interviewing.

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