Employee Readiness!

Tips for Looking for & Getting a Job

  • Identify Your Job Skills and Interests – What do you do best and what talents do you have to perform a job?
  • Identify Your References – They should be people you have worked or volunteered for; not a relative pr personal friend.
  • Develop a Resume – Include information that is applicable to your work history; resumes should be accurate and verifiable.
  • Develop a Cover Letter – This should accompany your resume and should include how you think your skills could meet the company’s need.
  • Complete an Application – Read it carefully and complete all the questions; try to avoid any spelling errors.

  • Prepare for the Interview – Find out what the company is looking for in an interview.
  • The Interview – Wear clean and neat clothing, arrive on time, and describe your job skills clearly.
  • Follow-Up – After completing the application and/or interview follow-up with a call, email, or card to thank them for the interview.
  • Setting up an Email Account – Many employers prefer communicating via email. To setup an email account free of charge go to: mail.google.com or www.hotmail.com

Attitude and Attire are Very Important in Getting a Job!