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Getting a Job - How to Market Yourself

Help putting your best foot forward in the job market.

Create a PERSONAL MARKETING PLAN (PMP), now.

Have ready an ELEVATOR SPEECH.

Find What Salary You are Worth.

Try all 3 for a good, balanced perspective.

Build Your Resume.

Create Your Cover Letter.

Build Your Reference Page.

Skip Some Rules.

Use both LINKEDIN and Twitter to build - electronically - connections to employers.

Add to Your Resume

Suggestion:  Include both your Linked-In URL and you Twitter “handle” on your resumes and applications.

Find Professional Groups to Join for Your In-Person NETWORK.

Build Your Network by Volunteering.

Become recognized. Become a Speaker.

Do This!

About this guide

This Guide was prepared by Victoria E. Wollny, MLS. Your suggestions are welcome. Please send to victoria.wollny@ucc.edu or click on Comments below.

 Related UCC Library SUBJECT GUIDES include:

Getting a Job - How to Find It!

Careers and Employment

Business

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