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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2015 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.


Multi-Purpose Sites for Job Hunters

Many of the tabs above include websites and databases  that are dedicated to or especially good in a particular area of job hunting.  The list below includes particularly noteable websites that cover a multitude of job hunting topics.  They are worth exploring.
 by Susan Joyce

Guide to Online Job Search


         Search and apply for jobs from thousands of companies throughout the U.S.
The MyJobHelper Blog
         Features job search advice, resume writing tips, career building information and interview preparation suggestions.
MyJobHelper's Research and Tips Page
         Features a growing collection of whitepapers, infographics, aggregated job opening data and slide decks.
MyJobHelper's Resource Page
         Features some of our favorite third-party resources from around the web



The Riley Guide Although there appears to be no new information add since 2013, this has always been a preeminant site for job searchers. The information is solid and well presented.

Work Coach Cafe


NFL Applying for a Job Guide

For Job Hunters

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

The Newton Free Library is here to help. Whether you are a novice job seeker or an experienced professional, this guide can help.


Employment and Training Resources Career Centers

Employment and Training Resources Career Centers (ETRCC) have two offices located in Framingham and Norwood.

The satellite office, located at City Hall in Newton, is open.  Residents wanting to access these services can contact Carolyn Shoemaker by phone either through this number 781-769-4120 ext 135, or by calling the Framingham Offices at 508-766-5731.

ETR will continue offering classes at the Newton Free library.

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