Your Plan

Getting a good job starts long before you submit an application! The Job Search Checklist will go through the following topics in detail so that you can better prepare for your job search. Download the checklist here.

  • Identify your challenges
  • Determine who you are as a qualified candidate
  • Clarify your specialty or niche
  • Identify your transferable skills
  • Review your history (autobiography or "Master App")
  • Create an interview target list
  • Choose one position
  • Revamp your resume
  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile
  • Write a persuasive cover letter
  • Prepare for interviews
  • Expand your network
  • Get a job log & an accountability partner
  • Think ahead — outline your plan