Internet Job Search
Search online job banks and company web sites. Submit resumes online or post on specific job boards.
Pros: Many employers use job boards to quickly post open positions
Cons: Competition grows as most job seekers now have access to the web
Talk to everyone you know to develop a list of possible contacts; ask for information on job/companies and to circulate your resume.
Pros: may learn of unadvertised opening and have someone “inside” working to get you a job
Cons: can be time consuming and may not lead to one job opening
Take advantage of the on-campus recruiting program by applying for positions through JasonQuest of companies coming to UWF to interview students.
Pros: easy and convenient for interviewing
Cons: employers representing your major may choose not to participate in the on-campus interviewing program
Scan want ads in the newspaper or industry magazines. Mail resume with cover letter tailored to specific qualifications.
Pros: resume and cover letter are specific for ob opening
Cons: may be in heavy competition with other job seekers
You are in charge of our own job search and can visit as many companies as you want. Ask to see someone in a specific company. And submit resume and cover letter to that person.
Pros: you have hand delivered your resume and cover letter and know it was received.
Cons: Requires a great deal of time to make a relatively small number of contacts.