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WCU College of Business

Occupations / Resumes / Salaries

WCU Career Services        (Note JobCat, resume services; schedule of events)
Career Links                (Selected local, regional & national)
The Wall Street Journal     "CareerJournal"
The Skeptical Resume Reader
On Resume Writing, Cover Letters and Interviewing
(Bullets acceptable, dates at right-flush margin encouraged)
MONSTER Resume Center (Tips and Samples; scroll down for Cover Letters)
JOBSTAR Resume Resources -- (Resume Examples; Cover Letter Tips and Examples)
* Lying on Your Resume (Monster)
* Weaknesses: No Experience (Scroll to bottom for tips on addressing other weaknesses)
* Resumes for Special Situations (Jobstar: General Tips, Your First Job, Recent Graduates)
Essay on Resumes ("Job hunting Blunders" from the Chronicle of Higher Education
Tips on Resumes   ("So You Want a Stinking Job?" from Honor Chord, Phi Kappa Phi)
ONLINE Resume Tips (Job-Hunt.Org)
INTERVIEWING Assistant - University of Kansas
INTERVIEWING, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Career Opportunities, U-W River Falls (Note Resume-building help, headings, action verbs, effective phrases, worksheet)

Career Help Index (UC Davis, Undergraduate Services, Career Help)
Career Resource Manual (PDF; 48 pages -- if you are very serious about your job search...)
          Career Exploration -- Great list of resources:  salary information, occupation guides, cost of living comparisons, job databases...

Career Handbook, UM-Duluth, Table of Contents (a bit more user-friendly than UC Davis).  Note Resume section.
Resumes:  What they are, what they are not.  Carnegie Mellon Career Center.  Composition hints.  EXAMPLE (PDF)

Job Searching
Job Search
Accounting Links
JobStar: Job Search Guide
American Job Bank
BusinessWeek Online: Careers
Monster - Never Settle
Hot Jobs (at Yahoo) - Guide to Business Majors, Programs, and Jobs
Careers & Salaries -- The premier executive career site from The Wall Street Journal
U.S. GOVERNMENT Occupational Outlook Handbook, Current Edition
U.S. DEPT. OF LABOR, Employment Projections
WAGEWEB:  Acctng/Finance Salary Data Work and Career Resources
JobStar--Salary Info Index (Extensive)

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