Professional Development Resources
Career Search 1
Step 1: Know Thyself (Self-discovery and Assessment)
- Assess your skills, strengths, interests, and values. BE HONEST! Make a detailed list –
recognize what makes you a unique candidate and be ready to communicate this to a prospective
employer (refer to your Personal Development Plan). (Hint – use
- Update your resume using this list. Use your power words and examples of skill application.
Use industry-specific language. (HINT – set the job description beside your resume and compare)
Be able to connect the dots for the employer from the job requirements to you.
Resume Action Word Links:
(find action words to express skills and accomplishments)
All around Help:
- Monster Advice
- Andrea Kay - full range of career planning, job search,
and resume advice, including FREE PODCAST subscription (Career Whisperer). Great resource!