Resources

Resource Orientation Packet (view online)

DOWNLOADS:
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Resource Orientation v.2013.03.18 (Microsoft Word)

Resource Orientation Profile Sheet v.2013.07.30 (pdf document)

Elevator Speech (pdf document)

General Resource Links

Staffing And Recruiting Agencies
A list of agencies in the Raleigh-Durham area.

NCWorks Online
www.ncworks.gov (Opens New Window)
“NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information.”

Job and Career Support Groups
Support groups that happen in the Raleigh-Durham area.

Meetup.com
www.meetup.com (Opens New Window)
Search for job and career groups that are in your field or even just general groups.

O*Net (Online skills and jobs profile)
www.Onetonline.org (Opens New Window)

GlassDoor.com (Company Research)
www.GlassDoor.com (Opens New Window)

Triangle Area Career Development Newsletter
Weekly Career Development Newsletter for Software, Hardware, Development, Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Project Management, Business Analysis and Management in the NC RTP Area.

GoodProspects (Goodwill Industries)
Career Assessments, Exploration, Mentors and Networking. Virtual Career Fairs.

GCFLearnFree.org (Goodwill Industries)
Over 750 different online lessons in a variety of topics.

Job Application Center
www.JobApplicationCenter.com (Opens New Window)
“Not your typical jobs search site. Unlike regular jobs search sites, here you will not find job postings for which you have to compete with dozens of other job applicants. Instead, we’ve searched the internet for you, to find exactly how, when and where to apply to almost every major U.S. company directly. When we can, we provide downloadable job application forms, and when those forms are not available we provide the links you need to apply with each company directly.”

LinkedIn

Linkedin is a major component of your jobs and career search toolbox. Linkedin is how professionals find each other. It’s how employers look you up to see if they want to hire you. If you don’t have your profile set up on Linkedin, the person doing the hiring won’t be able to find you and if they can’t find you on Linkedin, then they might wonder why.

Give yourself every advantage in the job search process. If other candidates have a profile and you don’t, it could be a deciding factor in who gets hired.

Linkedin is a valuable tool that is simple enough to get set up and filled out. We encourage you to get yours done today. The following resources are a great place to get started in learning about how to set up your profile.

www.linkedin.com (Opens New Window)
LinkedIn Learning Webinars (Opens New Window)
How to Use LinkedIn (Opens New Window)