Job Tips

You’re preparing to head out in to the “big kid” world. And it’s a bit scary. (We won’t lie.) But it’s definitely less scary if you prepare yourself correctly. Below are some links to helpful information to make sure your career search starts off on the right foot.

 

 

“Different companies are coming to the community and growing here. This is a great time to be a part of Oklahoma City.”
– Lori Johnson-Vegas, Chesapeake Energy

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Social Media Impacts Your Job Search
Social media can have direct impacts – positive or negative – on your professional career. To make sure you’re utilizing social media to its fullest potential, check out these blog posts from our friends over at Fieldhouse Media. While their target audience is student-athletes, this information is important for all college students to understand.
6 Tips for Student Athletes to Use Social Media in their Job Search
Social Media, Student Athletes and the Job Search

Networking
Networking is nothing more than relationship building and is an essential part of your transition to a young professional. Check out these tips from the University of Oklahoma Price School of Business’s Professional Development team on how to develop your networking skills.

Writing a Cover Letter and Resume
They are essential in your job search – your cover letter and resume. The team over at Oklahoma State University's HireOSUGrads.com have some great resources for you as your build or revise your cover letter and resume.

Career Fair Strategies
Dry clean that suit. Dust off your professional portfolio. Practice and don’t forget to smile! As you prepare yourself for career fair season, here are few reminders from University of Central Oklahoma Career Services to get yourself career-fair ready. And make sure you dress for success with these tips from Oklahoma Christian University Career Services.

Interviewing and Job Offer Tips
You impressed at career fairs and have landed an interview. Congratulations! Now what? Time to knock their socks off and get that job offer. Oklahoma City University Career Services has some great information to help your prepare for interview day and negotiating your first job offer. (Don’t forget the post-interview thank-you note!)

After You Get the Job
You are a gainfully employed young professional. Are you singing “I’m a big kid now!” in your head? Here is some advice from the University of Oklahoma Price School of Business’s Professional Development team on settling in to your new position.

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