Module 03: Job Search

Module 3 Chapter Summary

In this chapter you have learned:

  • The importance of accessing the hidden job market
  • How to network effectively – including connecting with people you know as well as establishing new contacts
  • To use an “elevator pitch” while networking
  • How to conduct an email campaign
  • To create a social media presence to attract potential employers
  • How to navigate online job posting sites to apply for jobs
  • How to tailor your application materials based on the information provided in the job ad
  • Elements of effective resumes, cover letters and networking cards
  • How to assemble a professional portfolio to present to potential employers
  • How to prepare for, perform during, and follow-up on job interviews
  • Recognize potentially fraudulent job ads and job offers

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