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Welcome to Teen Job Fair 2014

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Saturday, March 14, 2015

10 AM - 1 PM

at the Community Engagement Center

on the UNO Campus

for teens ages 16-19

 

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Join Us! - 2014 Workshops

Before the job fair:

 At the job fair:

 Details will be coming soon!

      
     

    Job Fair Employers - APPLY ONLINE

    * onsite interviews the day of the job fair*

    Check back--additional employers added frequently!
     
     

    Preparation Resources

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    Knock 'Em Dead 2013: The Ultimate Job Search Guide - Martin Yate
    Call Number: 650.142 Yate 2012
    ISBN: 9781440536823
    Publication Date: 2012
    Take control of your career! For more than twenty-five years, New York Times bestselling author Martin Yate has shown the way for millions of job seekers. Now you can use his proven methods to put your job search and career back on track. Updated for 2013, Yate delivers a blueprint for success in a time when hundreds of candidates are competing for the same position. He tells you exactly where today's employment opportunities are and what skills you'll need to impress employers. He also shows you how to stand out from the crowd with: Step-by-step guidance for writing a resume with keywords that will grab employers' attention Information on maximizing social networks and using them to land job interviews Guaranteed advice on turning job interviews into job offers Effective tips for negotiating a better salary and benefits package Packed with the latest information, online tools, and resources, this job search must-have will help you beat the competition and land the job you want!

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    Resume 101: A Student and Recent Grad Guide to Crafting Résumés and Cover Letters That Land Jobs - Quentin J. Schultze; Bethany J. Kim; Richard N. Bolles (Foreword by)
    Call Number: 650.14 Schultze 2012
    ISBN: 9781607741947
    Publication Date: 2012
    Communications professor Quentin Schultze shares the secrets to crafting strong, impressive resumes and cover letters for students and recent grads with minimal job experience. Hordes of anxious college seniors show up at Professor Schultze's office door each year, unsure of how to cast their life experiences in a way that will make them stand out to hiring managers. Dr. Schultze, who has taught a resume-writing course for the past 15 years, has become attuned to the unique concerns of those writing their first-career resumes. Coauthored by teacher Bethany Kim, this practical guide helps students identify their passions, key transferable skills, and applicable experiences, write compelling resumes and cover letters, and score those interviews.

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    Job Search: Teen Interview Tips and Strategies to Get Hired - Patricia Dorch
    Call Number: YA 650.14 Dorch 2012
    ISBN: 9780981685458
    Publication Date: 2012

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    Alternative Resumes: Definitely NOT your Parents' Resume Book! - Michael G. Howard
    Call Number: YA 650.14 Howard
    ISBN: 9780981152912
    Publication Date: 2010
    These creative, eye-catching resumes are especially designed for young job seekers and the sectors where they work. The text includes 140 targeted resumes for jobs in retail, hospitality, labor and trades, office and technical, community service and other fields.

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    What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens - Carol Christen; Richard N. Bolles
    Call Number: YA 331.11 Christen
    ISBN: 9781580081412
    Publication Date: 2010
    In today's über-competitive climate, you can't just wing it when you graduate and count on finding a great job (or a great job finding you). It pays to figure out your interests early, so you can decide what additional schooling-and tuition debt-makes sense for your chosen field. In What Color Is Your Parachute? For Teens , career authorities Carol Christen and Richard N. Bolles not only help you plan for these decisions, but also help you define the unique passions that will lead you to your dream job. With new chapters on social media and sustainable jobs-along with all-new profiles of twentysomethings who've found work in solar energy, magazine writing, and more-this new edition has all the nitty-gritty details you need to get started now. Most importantly, it's packed with the big-picture advice that will set you up to land the job that's perfect for who you are-and who you want to be.

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    Can I Wear My Nose Ring to the Interview? - Ellen Gordon Reeves
    Call Number: 650.14 Reeves
    ISBN: 9780761141457
    Publication Date: 2009
    Writing with enormous authority and a compelling, lively voice, Reeves brings together her lifetime of experience of hiring, counseling, and resume-doctoring into an essential guide for young job seekers.

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    How to Survive Your First Job or Any Job - Hundreds of Heads
    Call Number: 650.1 How
    ISBN: 9781933512075
    Publication Date: 2007
    In this informational and necessary book, hundreds of gainfully employed young people detail their experiences launching their careers. They offer real-world tips and advice on looking for and landing a first job, doing well at work, and simply hanging in there. Their stories cover the gamut of work life — dealing with difficult bosses, weird coworkers, less-than-ideal environments and tasks, and climbing up (or slipping down) the corporate ladder, from those who have been there, done that, and lived to tell about it.

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    The Ferguson Guide to Resumes and Job Hunting Skills: A Step-by-step Guide to Preparing for your Job Search - Maurene J. Hinds
    Call Number: 650.14 Hinds
    ISBN: 0816057966
    Publication Date: 2005
    An invaluable handbook for those looking to improve their ability to find a job, The Ferguson Guide to Resumes and Job-Hunting Skills covers all the essential elements of the job-hunting process from finding a career track that matches one's needs and interests to organizing and writing a resume and cover letter to getting and conducting successful job interviews. More than 100 samples illustrate many different types of resumes and cover letters.

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    Resumes for First Time Job Hunters - McGraw-Hill Editors
    Call Number: 650.14 Resumes
    ISBN: 0071438521
    Publication Date: 2005
    Create a strong, impressive resume that will lead you to the right job! To stand out among the hundreds of job seekers applying for any position, you have to have a resume that hits the target every time. Resumes for First-Time Job Hunters offers: Nearly 100 sample resumes and 20 cover letters A variety of eye-catching resume formats Tips on highlighting your strengths and using active vocabulary Work sheets for gathering personal information And much more.

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    Teen Dream Jobs: How to Find the Job You Really Want Now! - Nora Coon
    Call Number: YA 650.14 Coon
    ISBN: 1582700931
    Publication Date: 2004
    A high school freshman shares insights, practical information, and resources on conducting a job search and profiles other young people, from twelve to seventeen years old, who have found their dream jobs.

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    24 Hours to the Perfect Interview: Quick Steps for Planning, Organizing and Preparing for the Interview That Gets the Job - Matthew J. DeLuca; Nanette F. DeLuca
    Call Number: 650.14 DeLuca
    ISBN: 0071424032
    Publication Date: 2004
    Quick and easy strategies for preparing for any interview 24 Hours to the Perfect Interviewis the one resource job seekers need to quickly prepare for even the toughest interview situation. Bestselling authors and career coaches Matt and Nan DeLuca offer a quick and easy system that walks job hunters through the essential steps of preinterview preparation: Researching the company and the position before the interview Putting together a professional look Preparing important documents for the interview Responding to difficult questions about past job experiences Knowing what to reveal--and what not to reveal--about past work experience In addition, the authors present proven strategies for following up after the interview and negotiating the best salary and benefits when job hunters finally win that dream job.

     

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