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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Rules to a Successful Job Search

Steps to a Successful Job Search

Step #1 - Do Your Homework!  Find where to find jobs!

Step #2 - Write the perfect Resume and Cover Letter and/or Apply Online

Step #3 - After getting the interview, research the company

Step #4 -Get ready for the interview.  Practice questions and examples can make the difference between "Wow" and "Oh Well."

Step #5 - You might not have gotten the job.  It happens, use it as an opportunity to network or learn a new job skill so you can deliver next time.


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For Job Hunters

Job hunting is a frustrating and stressful occupation.  Few jobs are tougher than the job of finding a job. 

But the Newton Free Library is here to help, whether a novice job seeker or an experienced professional, this guide can help.


Employment and Traning Resources

Employment and Training Resources (ETR) in Framingham and Norwood has a satellite office in Newton, Thursday mornings only:

Newton City Hall
Lower Level
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton Centre, MA 02459

Thursdays, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm: By Appointment
Please speak with Carolyn Shoemaker to schedule an appointment.
Carolyn can be reached at 508.766.5731.

Resource and referral services are provided in order to guide you to your next steps in your job search.

They provide employment services only. They are not an unemployment office, and are not able to answer any unemployment-related questions.

ETR also offers classes at the Newton Free library.

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