Job Seeking Skills

There are many different skills and tools that you need to conduct an effective job search in today's labor market. Let us help you organize your search. We have resources to help you polish your skills and increase your chances of getting a job. Review the key skills below to increase your marketability and expand your potential career opportunities. 

Networking

Oftentimes people find out about jobs from friends, acquaintances and relatives. Your social group can be a wonderful resource when it comes to finding a job. We have put together a brief networking guide with tips and a list of do's and don'ts to help get you started networking.

Résumé/Cover Letter

A résumé is your advertisement to an employer. If you have never written a résumé before, view a copy of our résumé guide to get started. A cover letter is a personal statement that summarizes your resume and gives the employer a glimpse of your personality and professional experience. Cover letters should have a clear structure and follow a defined format. We have provided a great summary in our cover letter guide.

Contact us to set up an appointment and we will review your draft!

Interviews

Many people are uncomfortable when it comes to interviews. Like many things, practicing can drastically improve your performance. To help you present yourself effectively, we offer plenty of interview information and tips including mock (practice) interviews. Review our interviewing guide for more insight into the final step of the job search and how to seal the deal. 

Individual Assistance

Meet with a Career Advisor to discuss your results. Together we will discuss tools that will be most effective for your needs. We may recommend additional assessments/assignments or suggest you attend one of our workshops.

Career advising is provided on a drop-in basis. Simply sign in at our advising desk and a career advisor will see you as soon as possible. Career advisors are available:

Centennial Campus (A119) ~ Tuesdays from 10 am to 12 pm
Rampart Range Campus (S-101) ~ Thursdays from 1 pm to 3 pm