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Mastering traditional and online job hunting skills will provide you with an edge over your competition. Many tips from the experts, found in the Career Resource Centre (CRC), will lead you to a dynamic job search. The CRC collection complements CAPS (Career and Placement Services), moreover, our print and electronic sources will allow you to explore:
Resources found in the CRC cover virtually all occupations and majors and will introduce you to career options. They will also acquaint you with effective approaches to résumé writing, the interview and job hunting related to your field. Keep in mind that current labour market conditions will influence where you are most likely to find employment.
To research occupations by field, the Career Resource Centre has an extensive collection of career guides devoted to specific occupations. They cover virtually every occupation no matter how unusual. Among the more offbeat encountered are forensic accountant, bigfoot research director, video jockey, food stylist, pet portraitist, baby proofer, falcon trainer and cryptanalyst.
A good starting point for researching options for your major is to study titles that list occupations by major. Among these are The College Majors Handbook and The Guide to College Majors. In addition to this type of book are career encyclopedias which will give you a good overview of occupations. Both type of resources will broaden your career perspective to help you consider choices that are right for you.Career books often cover specific occupations in-depth. They normally start off describing the basics regarding the nature of the work, earnings, working conditions, job outlook, skills required and training. Some provide more information such as firsthand accounts and day-to-day experiences from those working on-the-job. As our fantasies of occupations often are at odds with reality, exploring the details can help us decide whether an occupation is the right match for our unique needs!
Uncovering potential occupations is made much easier when you understand what's happening in the labour market and the world of work. The Career Resource Centre's collection will provide you with the background you need to make good decisions. Part and parcel of the dynamic hunt is becoming well-versed about trends in the labour market and the world of work. This includes general trends as well as trends specific to your field. The Career Resource Centre is a great place to start investigating emerging labour market possibilities. It provides much to help you become familiar with sectors with the best job prospects.
How do you uncover potential employers in your field? To start with, it pays to employ strategies recommended by the experts for finding jobs you do not see advertised.
University and college calendars from all regions of the world can be located with the help of Career Information Specialists. Most are available online. Calendars allow you to research the details of a school's course offerings, admission requirements, deadline dates, financial awards, research interests and much more to see if a school is truly right for you.
In addition to calendars, university and college directories offer profiles and descriptions of schools to enable you to make the best educational decisions you can. Insiders guides offer a glimpse of institutions from the student's perspective. Through them you can go beyond the dry facts to see what it is really like on campus: the quality of teaching, recreational activities, the dormitory environment, extracurricular activities, day care, campus politics, favourite professors, the climate for minorities and athletic facilities. These books include titles such as the following: