Career Services

 

Career Resources

Cover Letters

Docstoc.com - Site provides resources to assist with cover letter writing.
Seven Ways to Improve Your Cover Letter - Get your application noticed.
The Letter Writing Guide - Letter writing resource courtesy of Career Services, Florida State University.
The Riley Guide - Advice for cover letter preparation and other job search correspondence.
The Writing Center - Excellent resource for cover letter development, courtesy of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Interviewing

About.com - Comprehensive resource for behavioral interview preparation.
Behavioral Interviewing Tips - Site courtesy of Career Services, Virginia Tech.
Perfect Interview - A simulated interview experience; includes a video capture option, which allows user to record and playback responses to interview questions with a webcam.  To access, please contact the Office of Career Services at 440-826-2101.

Job Search

Career Advising Assistance
Cuyahoga County Library Career Center - Free counseling services.
Cuyahoga County Library Career Center has a virtual help line for Cuyahoga County residents.

Employment Connection - A collaborative workforce development system; sponsors include Cuyahoga County and Cleveland's Workforce Development Center.  Site provides resources for job seekers and/or career changers.

Key Career Place - A service of Tri-C (Cuyahoga Community College) for job seekers who are residents of the greater Cleveland area.
 
Career Assessment Tools
ImproveNow - Site offers free assessments tests for job seekers.
Keirsey Temperament Sorter - Site provides questionnaire that is automatically scored on the Web.  Free report includes suggestions for appropriate matching careers.
PersonalityType.com - A free online personality assessment:  Do what you are.

 

Industry Information
Industry Research Desk - Provides links to U.S and international industry home pages in over 30 areas.
Manta.com - Online tool to research companies and industries in specified area.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Contains information about the job market in each state, expected job prospects, earnings, job search tips and more.
Ohio Department of Job & Family Services - Site provides Ohio labor market information, including a PDF document that outlines occupational trends from 2006-2016.
Projections Central.com - Comprehensive resource to search for hot jobs in specific career fields.
ReferenceUSA.com - Resource to research specific companies, including locations, in various industries.
Valuation Resources.com - Free resource guide to industry resources and data for over 400 industries.
WetFeet Industry Insider Guides - A valuable career resource to explore specific industry information.

 

Job Listings
BW Career Network - An online database to post resume(s), search/apply for jobs and connect with alumni career mentors.

Experience Network for Alums - An eRecruiting service for alumni to post resume(s) and search/apply for jobs online.

NACElink Jobs - Job search resource provided by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

 

Job Search Engines
CollegeGrad.com - Includes entry level employment listings and information.
Dice.com - Career hub for tech insiders.  
Indeed.com - An excellent resource for finding job listings quickly from across the Web.  
JobMap - A great resource to locate jobs.
Jobs2Careers - Search for entry-level, local and part-time jobs; more than 100K new postings per day.
JobWeb.com - Career and job search advice for new college graduates.
Local Area Job Search - Link to jobs in the Cuyahoga County area.
Lorain County Hometown Jobs - Search for employment in Lorain County.
Making the Difference.org - Research employment in the public service sector.
O*Net - System provides easy access to comprehensive occupational information, including wages and employment trends.
Ohio.gov - Site is resource for those seeking government jobs in Ohio.
Ohio Means Jobs.gov - information about job projections and availability    
Riley Guide - Free career and employment information.    
Simply Hired.com - Search millions of job listings from across the web.
Urban Employ Network - Site allows user to select region of interest.
USAJobs.gov - A resource to tap into government employment opportunities.
Women for Hire.com - National career fair and diversity recruitment information as well as career advice for women.  Site also provides information about home-based jobs.
Workforce Diversity.com - An extensive database of employment opportunities across all sectors nationwide.

Networking

BW Career Network - Contains CareerConnections, an online database that allows users to connect with alumni career mentors.
LinkedIn - A professional social networking site.  Join the BW Alumni group.
Riley Guide for Networking - Provides advice on important aspects of the job search.
The Seven Secrets to the Hidden Job Market - A downloadable webinair with information on how to tap into this viable job market.

Resumes/Vitas

GradView Accepted Resume Formats - Information about resume formats, including sample resumes.
JobStar Central Functional Resume - Defines functional resume format and provides sample resumes.
Hanover College Psychology Department - Outline and instructions to create a curriculum vitae.
JobStar Central CV Page - Currculum vita defined and outside sources listed.

Salary

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Search for wages by area and occupation.
GlassDoor.com/Salaries - Locate salary information by job title or company
NACE Salary Calculator Center - Access compensation information based on specific search criteria.
Salary.com - Allows user to research and compare salaries in specific occupations.

Additional Resources                                                                                          

BrainTrak - Provides in-depth US college and career profiles, including degree and wage statistics.
Business Insider - The 49 Best Ways to Find a Job in Today's Horrible Economy.
Dress for Success - A resource compliments of the Career Services Center, University of San Francisco.

Free Business Cards - A service of VistaPrint.

Key Trends for Job Seekers - Information every job seeker should know
Need to Know JOB INFO - NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) online JobChoices Newsletters provide the most up to date information available about the current job market and job search.
Relocation - Homefair.com compares salaries, real estate values, school systems, crime rates and other information for people looking to move.

                                        

Career Services
Baldwin Wallace University
Bonds Hall Room 104
275 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017

Local: (440) 826-2101

Fax:   (440) 826-2162

E-mail: career@bw.edu

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