Using Your Job Seekers Guide

Your Job Seekers Guide is a step-by-step process.  It will help you to take charge of your career.  

The center of this process is Manage Your Career. 
Start here to make sure that you have the basics in place.  Then, there are five steps to follow.  Each section will have worksheets and tips. 

Step 1: Assess Yourself
Step 2: Explore Careers
Step 3: Create a Plan & Set Goals
Step 4: Expand Skills
Step 5: Find a Job

New to career planning?  Follow the steps in order the first time. 

  • If you need to, you can revisit the steps in any order.
  • You can work on more than one step at the same time.
  • Make career and personal goals. Look over and update your goals every few years. Also review your goals when big changes happen to you.

Want to download the whole guide? You can view the complete Job Seekers Guide (pdf) and complete the activities offline.