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Savvy Job Hunter

This guide will help you manage your job search and application materials with helpful tips and tools from the web.

Savvy Job Hunter

Job searching begins online, but how and where you search can make all the difference in finding the right position for you. There are different approaches for different fields. This guide offers advice on looking for academic, government, non-profit, and corporate jobs. It also offers tips for expanding your search.

When starting your job search there is a lot of information to juggle:

  • Resumes and CVs
  • Cover letters that are position specific
  • Deadlines
  • Interviews
  • Thank you notes
  • What jobs that you've already applied for