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Job Search Resources

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Hire a Lion
Search full time, part time, and internship
opportunities through the Hire a Lion job network.

Missouri Career Source
Search for jobs throughout Missouri. Be sure to
complete a profile to view position details!

 Joplin Globe Employment Search
Browse job postings listed in The Joplin Globe.

Career and Job Search Podcasts
Listen to free audio podcasts for advice on an entry
level job search and career related issues.

USA Jobs
Search government jobs across the United States.

The Whether
A free job-matching app that can be customized by field and geographical location. 

International Companies in Missouri
Missouri is the location of choice for foreign-owned companies looking to enter the US market or expand to a location that allows them to reach all of North America effectively and efficiently. Visit this website to find a list of international companies with a presence in Missouri. 

Ace the Interview

Interview Preparation
How to prepare for an interview.

Skype Interviews
Take notes from Dr. Smith on what not to do during a Skype interview.

Thank You Letters
How to write a thank you letter.
Thank You Letter Examples

Employer Pet Peeves
Things not to do: employers' top pet peeves.

How to Research Companies
How to research a company before your interview.

Dress to Impress and What Not to Wear to Job Fairs
What to wear and not wear to an interview.

Social Media and the Job Search

Behaving Professionally on Social Media
How to behave professionally on social media.

Using Social Media in Your Job Search
Learn how to effectively use social media through this workshop from NACE

Social Media Dos and Don'ts
Learn what to do, and what not to do on social media

Professional Profile Pictures
When networking through social media, it is important to present yourself in a professional manner

Getting Started on LinkedIn
Use this guide to help you create your LinkedIn profile

Rock the First Year on the Job

12 Keys to Internship Success
Ways to be a successful intern.

Building Relevant Work Experience
Learn how to get the most from your internship
through this workshop from NACE.

Your First Year on the Job
Learn what you should be doing during your first year
on the job.

Networking 101
Learn tips and tricks on how to build your professional 

 Resumes and Cover Letters

Optimal Resume
Build the perfect resume online!

Career Services Handouts
Find a variety of resume and cover letter handouts.

Resources for Veterans

Job Search Strategies for VeteransAs a Veteran, you possess many skills and qualities that employers are looking for. The key is to present them in a way that employers can understand and appreciate. 

Show-Me Heroes
View a list of Missouri employers who have pledged their support to Missouri's Veterans. Although not all those listed are hiring at any given time, they have all pledged to reach out to Missouri's Veterans in order to employ excellence in Missouri's workforce.

Military Careers Translator
Service members may find out how to translate military experience into new careers or educational opportunities from this page.