Job Search Coaching
Career and Transfer Center staff help you to develop the many skills essential for a successful job search.
Career and Transfer Center staff teach you how to:
- Develop effective resumes and cover letters
- Interview successfully
- Capitalize on networking
- Use the Internet to locate job leads
- Develop a proactive job search strategy
Career and Transfer Center offers one-on-one job search coaching FREE to currently enrolled students and alumni with an Oakton awarded degree or certificate.
All others will be charged $45 per session to meet individually with a Career Services staff member.
Job search workshops; our online job board; computer-assisted career guidance and information system software; physical resources in Career and Transfer Center on the Des Plaines Campus including computers and printers for career exploration and job search activities will remain FREE for EVERYONE.
Career and Transfer Center staff are seen by appointment.
To help you write an effective resume, Career and Transfer Center created a Resume Workbook. If you would like a copy stop by Career and Transfer Center, room 2901 (second floor of the Enrollment Center) on the Des Plaines Campus. Or, click on Resume Workbook.pdf.
To introduce you to the major components of an Executive Brief Cover letter and walk you through the process of developing this effective style of cover letter, Career and Transfer Center created a Cover Letter Workbook. If you would like a copy stop by Career and Transfer Center, room 2901 (second floor of the Enrollment Center) on the Des Plaines Campus. Or, click on Cover Letter Workbook.pdf.