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Career and Job Resources

Helping Jacksonville Get to Work

Resources and Tips

General Resources

JaxJobs Career Tips

Sample resumes, cover letters, internship information and job interview tips.

CareerSource – Career Planning Steps

Advice and tips from CareerSource on planning your career.

Job Hunters Bible

The Internet, Research, Contacts, Counseling, Job Hunting, Jobs & Resumes.

Jobs for Vets

Veteran Employment Opportunities.

Salary Calculator

Compare salaries of various occupations and job titles in different geographic areas.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This Department of Labor resource allows users to find out what education is needed, salaries to expect and future job outlook for industries and job titles.

shiftgig:Jacksonville (an option exists for choosing another city)

Shiftgig is the online community for the service industry. You can set up a profile that serves as your professional resume, and you can use it to apply for jobs or additional shifts. If you create a good profile, jobs will apply to you.  Shiftgig is for anyone in the service industry: restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, salons, fitness centers, and retail.

Resumes

Resumes and Cover Letter

Tips for resumes, cover letters, and other job search correspondence.

Beautiful Resume Ideas that Work

Examples of creative and functional resumes.

Cover Letters

WikiHow – How to Write a Cover Letter

Step-by-step instructions on creating an effective cover letter.

DocStock – Sample Cover Letters

Find and share free cover letter samples, templates and cover letter overview guides.

Virginia Tech Division of Student Affairs – Cover Letters

Tips on formatting cover letters, sample cover letters, and advice on what to include.

Interview Tips

HR World – Interviewing Cheat Sheet

100 links to resources for interviewers and candidates.

 

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