This guide is constantly a work-in-progress. You can use it now, and check back later for new material. Feel free to email me with suggestions of what topics or resources you'd like to see covered here. -Adele
Recent graduates looking to enter the workforce face a discouraging job market and stiff competition for even the most entry-level positions. In this book the author shares his proven and simple system for career success, such as how readers can identify what they want from their career • Network their way past corporate gatekeepers • Impress highly influential people in any field • Land interviews for “hidden” jobs • Sell themselves on paper, online, and in person • Get hired faster and with less effort than they thought possible Career hopefuls will also find inspiring stories of other young professionals, creative strategies for leveraging social media in the job-search process, and the 5 secrets that will skyrocket their earning potential once they are hired.
This resource offers company profiles, rankings, and industry and profession profiles. Find career advice using the career guides, résumé templates, and sample cover letters. Search for jobs and interships, and find graduate programs
OOH provides overviews of jobs, including information about job environment, demand, salary and more. Organized by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it provides recent and relevant information for career explorers and job searchers.
BSC has great industry coverage, including industry analyst reports, book chapters on industries and news and academic articles. "Industry" includes non-profits and education fields as well as more typical business-related topics.
LNA contains thousands of full-text sources including newspapers, wires, transcripts, newsletters, magazines, trade journals; also industry news, company information, and legal information. Coverage dates vary. International and U.S. sources. Great for background information for job seekers.
Factiva.com provides access to over 8,000 sources including: * 1,000+ Global and local newspapers * 3,000+ Journals and magazines * 30,000+ Company Reports Factiva.com delivers content in 22 languages. Also great for background information for job seekers.
See "News Pages" tab for the latest two weeks' content of Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, & Chicago Tribune
The careers and vocational guidance feed from BSC includes articles on all aspects of career choice and employment in general.