Welcome to the Career Center’s Career Connection resources page. Here you will find a wealth of information including handouts and links to articles on a variety of career planning and job search topics. If you need additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are here to help you reach your goals!
Choosing a Major
» "10 Tips for Writing Effective Cover Letters" – All Business Web Site
» Cover Letter Advice and Samples – Virginia Tech Career Services
» Cover Letter Resources – Quintcareers.com
» Cover Letter Rubric – jobweb.org
» "Customize Your Cover Letter" – Monster.com
» Sample Cover Letter – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer.)
Great Books on Career Issues
» Pollak, Lindsay. Getting from College to Career: 90 Things to do Before You Join the Real World. ISBN: 9780061142598
» Karsh, Brad. Confessions of a Recruiting Director. ISBN: 0735204047
» Ryan, Robin. Winning Cover Letters. ISBN: 047126348
» Ireland, Susan. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Perfect Cover Letter. ISBN: 9781592579570
» Greene, Brenda. Get the Interview Every Time: Fortune 500 Hiring Professionals' Tips for Writing Winning Resumes. ISBN: 0793183022
» Fournier, Myra, and Spin, Jeffrey. Encyclopedia of Job-Winning Resumes. ISBN: 1564148718
How to Find a Tutor
» Contact the Tutoring Center for more information.
Importance of Professional References
Job Search Related Handouts
Online Web Presence
» Professional Dress Rubric
» How to Dress for Work & Interviews
» How to Tie a Tie
» Professional Dress & Appearance – Women for Hire
» Professional Dress Suggestions – Washington State Future Business Leaders of America
» Dress for Success, Fort Wayne program – The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Protect Your Students from Fraudulent Employers
Researching Job Leads
Résumé Writing and Preparation
» 100 Most Powerful Words to use on your Resume – CareerRealism.com
» "Avoid These 10 Résumé Mistakes" – Quintcareers.com
» "Creating Your First Résumé" – About.com
» Résumé Builder – Résumé Builder helps you create an effective and professional résumé by providing expert tips, writing examples, and helpful suggestions. The software also comes with a cover letter builder, thank you letter builder, and more. Sign in with your university issued email address.
» Résumé Checklist
» Résumé Rubric
» Sample Résumé (General) – Indiana Tech Career Center
» Sample Résumé (CPS Students) – Indiana Tech Career Center
» Sample Résumé (Day Students) – Indiana Tech Career Center
» Tips on Creating a Concise Résumé – Monster.com
» Résumé Your Personal Brand Has to Answer the Question "Why"
» Sample Resume- DAY – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer.If prompted to put in credentials, press cancel.)
» Sample Resume- CPS – Indiana Tech Career Center (Note: You will need Microsoft Word to view this document. To download, right-mouse click on the preceding link, select "Save target as...", and then save it to your computer. If prompted to put in credentials, press cancel.)
Special Interest to CPS Students
Top Career Newsletters
The Career Center has a list of top employers for each major here at Indiana Tech. It also covers the areas of our satellite campuses & beyond. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to use this resource for your job search.
» Top 100 Allen County Employers 2011
» Top Employers for our Satellite Locations 2011
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