Career Planning and Development

Job Search

The job search process can be overwhelming and time consuming. If you are currently employed but seeking a new position, spend at least 7-10 hours per week searching for and applying for positions. If you are unemployed, spend 40 hours per week seeking a position.

Below are resources to assist you in your job search. Remember, if you are a current UNA student or an alum, you may set up an appointment with someone in our office to receive assistance with your job search.

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View LionJobs Instructions--LionJobs is a free online employment system where jobs are posted daily. We screen the job postings to ensure the employers are legitimate.

Networking=the #1 way to find a job

How To Begin Your Job Search

Dress for Success

Career Links--Multiple links to employment sites sorted by major and career paths.

Glassdoor--an inside look at jobs and companies, including company reviews

College Job Bank--Entry level positions posted by top employers.

USA Jobs--Governmental positions.

LinkedIn--Create a LinkedIn account TODAY to begin networking and searching for available opportunities.

LinkUp--Site pulls job postings from corporate sites.

Shoals Job Board

General Teacher Interview Questions--Questions you may be asked if you are an Education major.

Ready Prep Interview(Career Specific Questions)

Acing a Skype Interview--Skype interviews are very common. Make sure you are prepared by reviewing these tips.

Credentials Files/Recommendation Letter Storage--If you are asked to send recommendation letters to employers on a consistent basis, you may want to use the services of Interfolio.