Our guide provides the sound insights and practical advice you need to plan and launch a successful job search. Check out the topics below or order a print copy.
If you've lost your job, want to change careers, or are a new job hunter, you've got decisions to make. Here we help you decide what comes next.
Successful job searches almost always start with a plan. Here we offer tips on getting organized and doing your research before you begin.
Understand your skills and how they can be applied to a variety of different jobs and work tasks. Learn to communicate those skills to employers.
Business cards, resumes and cover letters, portfolios are the basics that should be in every job seeker's toolkit. We provide samples and ideas for each.
Learn how to make the best of these tools and present yourself and samples of your work with polish and professionalism.
We take you through the most common hiring processes and explore some of the places you might look for work.
Using social media is a growing part of today's job search. Learn which tools are the most useful and how to use them effectively.
Job seekers over age 45 can encounter some unique obstacles. Learn to anticipate them, work around them, and see the opportunities ahead.
From the first handshake to the parting words, we cover everything you'll want to do to make the best possible impression during your interview.
Every job search needs finishing touches — those often overlooked actions likely to impress potential employers even if you don’t get the job.
Sometimes it helps to get practical advice from people who've been in your shoes. See how other Minnesotans handled their job searches.
Guidebooks are available for sale, or sign up for a Creative Job Search Course at your local WorkForce Center to get your own copy.