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Four essentials for a successful job search WASHINGTON, D.C. -- If you have decided today is the day to launch a new job search campaign, there are at least four things you should do. One: Define Your Goal - Your career goal should be a specific definition of the type of job you desire. Couple that goal with what you need to do to reach your goal. Candidates with goals are more efficient because they have narrowed their target and focused their efforts.

Two: Research Your Market - Is there a demand for this occupation? What's the forecasted demand of this occupation? Is this a thriving industry? What's the profile of the employers in this industry? Are the employers and jobs in a location in which you are willing to work?

Three: Update Your Resume & LinkedIn Profile - Write your resume with a goal in mind and present yourself as the ideal candidate for your target job. Customizing your resume and LinkedIn profile will demonstrate how you meet the needs of the hiring employer. Four: Create a Plan for a Multi-faceted Campaign - Your plan can be as simple as something you jot down on paper. It's a plan to which you will commit and define detail actions you plan to take on a daily and weekly basis. A multi-faceted campaign is best because you cover all fronts.

Jones College Letter To Employers

Dear Employer:

Jones College is committed to providing a quality education to its students. The core curriculum for our varied programs of study must be constantly reviewed for up-to-date content if we are to help employers meet the business challenges they face.

We are asking you, as the employer of a Jones College graduate, to participate in this vital review process by completing the enclosed employer satisfaction survey. Please be assured that we recognize the employers' concern over employee confidentiality issues and let us reassure you that the information provided will be solely used as mentioned above.

Jones College is nationally accredited through the Accreditation Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). This accrediting institution receives its accreditation granting authority from the U.S. Department of Education. The employer satisfaction survey we are asking you to complete is part of our college's requirement to maintain its accreditation through ACICS.

We appreciate your cooperation with this survey and would also like you to know that you are welcome to list your future employment position openings with Jones College. Our career development service is here to serve our graduates and our community's employers at no cost.

Director, Career Development

Give us your feedback by completing the employer satisfaction survey form.


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