The Quintessential Careers Network of Career Sites is a growing collection of high-quality job-search and career Websites designed to help all job-seekers with your education, career, and job choices.
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The Quintessential Network of Sites
Quintessential Careers is where job-seekers start their job search. Established in 1996, “QuintCareers” is one of the oldest and most comprehensive career-development sites on the Web. Its mission is to be your ultimate career, job, and college site, offering free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, and tutorials), as well as links to all the best job sites. Quintessential Careers also publishes a 4-posts weekly blog, Quintessential Careers Blog, which offers readers a career and job-search news, trends, and scoops for job-seekers. Career topics covered onn both the Website and blog include succeeding in the job search (on and off the Internet), writing interview-attaining cover letters and resumes, perfecting the art of interviewing, strengthening and broadening your network of contacts; understanding salary negotiation and achieving salary/compensation success, changing careers, choosing a college — and choosing what to study in college, and much more. Special sections on Quintessential Careers for teens, college students, and all other job-seekers (by industry, geography, and job-seeker type) makes this site a comprehensive resource for all. Now with 5,500+ pages of career and job-hunting content!
Quintessential Careers Press
The publishing division of Quintessential Careers, currently publishing college, career, and job-search e-zines and e-books. You can be assured that any publication published by Quintessential Careers Press will be the same top-notch material found in the articles, tutorials, and tests and quizzes of Quintessential Careers.
Quintessential Resumes and Cover Letters
Quintessential Resumes & Cover Letters is a professional career marketing and job-search correspondence service for those job-seekers who want to take their cover letters and resumes to the next level. Services include critiques and suggestions for current cover letters and resumes, as well the development of entirely new resumes and cover letters — from scratch or from your existing documents. The founding partners of Quintessential Careers, each established career experts with more than 40 years (combined) of employment, job-hunting, and career development experience, are the trusted career experts who form the staff of Quintessential Resumes and Cover Letters. We’ve written and produced job search correspondence for hundreds of careers and professions. Chances are we’ve created resumes and cover letters for people in your career. We guarantee your satisfaction.
MyCareerBlast.com is designed to fit the special needs of individual students and job-seekers, with sections specially tailored for the student looking to attend college, the job-seeker looking for the “right” career, the individual looking to make a career change; the student looking for a summer job or internship, the student looking for the first job after graduation, the person contemplating graduate school, the entrepreneur considering freelancing or starting a home-based business, and the job-seeker looking for his or her next job. Because individual people have different needs based on their situations, this site was created to give you easy access to the specific resources you need for the specific circumstance you are in in your life.
The Career Doctor
The Career Doctor is all about empowering job-seekers. Dr. Hansen offers his opinion and advice, as well as provides tips and leads to resources on and off the Web that can help solve your college, job, and career-related problems and concerns. Questions the Career Doctor has answered include: high school and college students concerned about choosing a college major; job-seekers looking to make a career change; issues related to relocating to another city or town; former military transitioning to civilian work; deciding about going to graduate school or returning to college; problems with particular areas of job-hunting; gaining an understanding of salaries, benefits, and compensation packages; understanding and mastering the different types of job interviews; and much more! And to get individual help to complex problems, there is now career coaching with Dr. Hansen or Katharine Hansen’s online career clinic.
10CareerStories.com is the story of Quintessential Careers, the Web’s comprehensive empowering career development and job site for all job-seekers, established to promote the Quintessential Careers 10th anniversary of being one of the top career preparation and development sites on the Web. Visitors will find lots of “10” facts, stories, events, and more.
A Storied Career
A blog that explores intersections among various forms and uses of storytelling, including storytelling for organizational entry (getting a job), journaling, organizational storytelling, Writing to Learn, and keeping a Weblog (Blogging). A Storied Career has its roots in Katharine Hansen’s PhD program, and it is intended that its scope will expand well beyond the program and be of interest to folks fascinated by all sorts of traditional and postmodern uses of storytelling.
Our Sister Sites in the EmpoweringSites.com Network of Empowering Websites
Succeed in college. This Website is designed to empower college-bound and current college students to study better and achieve greater academic and career success. Includes tips, tools, resources, and stories from high-achieving students.
EnhanceMyWriting.com: Indispensable Writing Resources
The ultimate writing site, where you’ll find everything on and off the Net that you could possibly need in writing or researching a paper, including links to all sorts of reference material, links to writing labs, links to Web search engines, and links to writing-related Web sites.
A free site dedicated to helping you build your vocabulary — for personal, professional, career, or educational (test-prep) success! It includes tons of resources to help you build your vocabulary for a better future!
A comprehensive resource for finding empowering tools for your body, mind, and spirit — including articles, tools, resources, and advice for happy, healthy living. Sections include resources for wellness, fitness, nutrition, spirituality, balance, serenity, and environment.
Enhance your career! Take advantage of all of our expert free career development advice, tools, and resources — including career assessments and career exploration — in our Career Resources Toolkit for Job-Seekers.
Maximize your career and job-search knowledge and skills! Take advantage of The Quintessential Careers Content Index, which enables site visitors to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, and worksheets in 35 career, college, job-search topic areas.