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Job Search Skills

You might have many questions during your job search, but there is no perfect way to do it. Finding a job can be a challenging but worthwhile process, so the more prepared you are the better off you will be when you are ready to take the next step in your professional career.

Our career services team is here to guide you along the way to fulfilling your professional and personal goals. Whether you want to learn how to write a resume or how to prepare for interviews, we have the resources you need. To chat live with a member of our career services team about how to find a job, click on the button below from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, any weekday.

Chat with a Director of Career Services

Create Resumes, Cover Letters & Portfolios   

Resumes, cover letters and portfolios containing examples of your work are your first impressions to companies, so you want to make sure these materials are polished and organized. The first step to creating a strong resume, cover letter and portfolio is to look at tips for writing resumes and examples of resumes on our resume pages. Remember, our career services team is here to help you if you have any questions or need additional guidance.
Search for Jobs

After you have created a resume, cover letter and portfolio, you should think about searching for a job in your career field. One of the best ways to find a job that fits your goals is to visit HireHarrison. HireHarrison will allow you to upload your resume, cover letter and examples of your work, and you can even apply for jobs that our employer partners post.

Expand Your Professional Network

The more people you meet, the more likely it is that you will find a job that is suitable for you. By expanding your professional network, you are giving yourself a good chance of finding out about jobs before they are posted on large job search websites. Plus, knowing people involved with the job allows you to be placed in the forefront of employers’ minds when they begin to search for candidates. To learn how you can effectively build a larger professional network, watch our tutorial.  

Prepare for Interviews

Preparing for interviews can take time and practice, but it is a skill that can change your future so that you can achieve your career goals. You can discover interview tips, such as writing post-interview “Thank You” letters, what to wear to an interview and more.

Attend Career Events

Many Harrison campuses offer career fairs and events that connect you with potential employers and give you the chance to learn about particular careers. To find out when these events will occur on your campus, check out your local Harrison event calendar, contact a director of career services or visit the HireHarrison page.

Career Assistance

Even after you leave Harrison, we will be there with you every step of the way. If you ever need career assistance, you can come back to Harrison any time to take advantage of our resources in the career services department.