Getting Your Job Search Started


Getting Your Job Search Started is the perfect course that helps active job seekers develop their skills and kick off their job search. While looking for work is fun for some, finding a new job can be a daunting, frustrating task for others. This course teaches job seekers to make the most of their local labor market and to be ready to accept a job offer.

Participants will develop these essential skills:

  • Developing an understanding of the types of work available and where to find more information.
  • Recognizing the benefits available through career coaches, counselors, and mentors, and how to seek them out.
  • Learning different approaches to job searching, such as networking and tapping into the job market.

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  • MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover Card
  • PayPal


Course outline

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Change and Transitions

Session Three: The Important Stuff

Session Four: Skill and Ability

Session Five: Vocation and Strategy

Session Six: Resources

Session Seven: The Job Market

Session Eight: Invite Your Network

Session Nine: Ready, Set, Goal!

Session Ten: Thinking Unconventionally to Get What You Want

Session Eleven: Getting Things Moving

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan