Career Planning and Development
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.
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
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.
Get Smart Job Search--Job postings in the Tennessee Valley including federal positions.
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.