Job-Hunting Preparation Cambridge 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
 
Community Career Links North Charles
(617) 547-2992
260 Beacon St
Somerville, MA
 
Cambridge Public Employees Dental & Vision Fund
(617) 354-1110
255 Bent St
Cambridge, MA
 
Career Ed Institute
(617) 763-3500
5 Middlesex Ave
Somerville, MA
 
Career Source - Cambridge
(617) 661-7867
186 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA
 
Clockwork Consulting
(617) 225-0300
162 Sidney St Ste 1
Cambridge, MA

Data Provided by:
Morris Marsha M Associate International
(617) 441-4060
11 Ward St Ste 100
Somerville, MA
 
Local 30 Iaff Cambridge Fire Fighters
(617) 876-5267
2029 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
 
Carpenters Vision Center
(617) 782-0100
214 Lincoln
Brighton, MA
 
Alternative Solutions Inc
(617) 262-4900
396 Commonwealth Ave Ste 2
Boston, MA

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Job-Hunting Preparation

Provided By:

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.

Click here to read more from Quintessential Careers