CAREER

PERSONAL APPRAISAL / CAREER EXPLORATION / INTERVIEW / JOB OFFER REVIEW / JOB SEARCHING / TO DO\

 

An outline of topics to assist the job seeker obtain a career -

 

PERSONAL APPRAISAL

Deal with stress 
Create a career catalog 
Identify strengths and challenges arising from military experience 
Analyze your skills 
Determine your work preferences 
Analyze work-related values 

CAREER EXPLORATION

Career research 
Assess financial needs 

EFFECTIVE JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES

Set goals 
Get organized 
Approach the job search process 
Research companies 
Job search assistance
Job search online
Analyze want ads
Complete application forms
Opportunities for federal civil service employment
Create an effective resume
Write cover letters

INTERVIEWS

Understand the interview process
Take employment tests
Present your 30-second commercial
Prepare for interviews
Dress for success
Sharpen listening skills

Interpret body language
Answer questions
Ask questions during interviews
Follow up after interviews

Analyze why you did not get a job

REVIEWING JOB OFFERS

Evaluate job offers 
Negotiate job offers 
Communicate your decision to the employer