A quick guide to using all the free career development and job-search tools and resources available at Quintessential Careers
This site is designed to provide as much information, guidance, and resources as possible about college, jobs, and careers for every kind of job seeker — all for free! Now with more than 5,200 pages of career content! The goal of this site is providing all job-seekers with the best resources on the Web. Read our mission statement. Read about the benefits of using this site.
Looking for a detailed step-by-step guide to the best job-hunting resources available on the Web? Then take one of our many free Career and Job-Related Tutorials.
Are you a teen thinking about college or an adult thinking of returning to school? A college student thinking about grad school? Curious about distance education? Then go to our College Planning Resources.
Do you know the Domino Effect of job-searching? If not, you better start your career and job-search efforts right here.
Looking for some free and professional samples of cover letters, resumes, or other job-search materials? Then go to our amazing collection of Job-Hunting Samples and Examples.
Did you know that job-seekers get more job offers from people they know than from any other form of job-hunting? Come take a look at: The Art of Networking, full of great advice and links to other networking-related sites.
Wondering about how to write a cover letter? Why are cover letters important? How to get started? Then you need to take a walk through: The Dynamic Cover Letters Cover Letter Tutorial, with more than 100 pages of great information and resources! Not in the mood for a lengthy tutorial? Then check out: Cover Letter Resources, including free sample Dynamic Cover Letters.
Think you know everything about resumes? Well, wait until you check out: Resume Resources, including information on text resumes and many free sample resumes.
No matter how good your cover letter and resume, you won’t get a job unless you also have good interviewing skills. Check out our massive collection of Interviewing Resources, including an interviewing tutorial, interview question (and answer) database, sample questions, and an interviewing quiz.
You’ve made it through the interviewing process and are now expecting a job offer? Then you better head to: Salary Negotiation to get tips, tools, and other resources in your quest to get the best possible offer.
Already prepared and looking for a job? Then get a job here! If you want information and links for general job-hunting and employment Web sites — where you can post your resume and do job searches — for geographic-specific and industry-specific employment Web sites, or for college-grad employment and internship Web sites, then you need to check out: Job-Hunting and Employment Resources. Just want the best job sites? Then go to The Top 10 Job Web Sites.
Have a list of specific companies you would like to work for? See if they have a career section on their Website by visiting The Quintessential Directory of Company Career Centers and go directly to the employment section of the companies where you might like to work.
Are you a disadvantaged job-seeker? This diversity career and job resources section is all about career and job sites geared especially for women and minorities. It includes resources for women, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Asian-Americans, Native Americans, and disabled job-seekers.
Are you a teenager? Then you need to visit key resources for teens — it’s full of job, career, and college information.
A college student or new college grad — or soon to be one? Well, you have some special career and job-hunting needs that are addressed in college students & grads resources. This section also includes information about Web sites that provide internship resources — as well as resources for graduate students.
Are you tired of your current job or career and looking for alternative careers? We have a great collection Job & Career Resources for Career Changers.
Are you looking for alternatives to traditional jobs and career tracks? Perhaps you should check out volunteering and nonprofit employment options. This page has some great volunteering-related links.
More into the ink and paper kind of resources? While book references are included in each of the above categories, you might want a complete list of the career books… so, check out the Quintessential Careers Job-Hunting and Career Bookstore.
We can’t get to everything! If you haven’t found what you’re looking for in job-hunting resources in any of the earlier categories, chances are you’ll find it here in this collection of Web sites that have thousands of links to all sorts of job-hunting resources. Check out: Collection of Great Links.
Okay… okay. One more resource for you. If you’re still looking for more career and job resources, then maybe you should check out the Collection of Web Directories and Search Engines.
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.