Launch

When you are ready to launch your job search, you will want to utilize a number of search strategies - chief among them is networking.  Below you will find resources and guides to help you through this stage of the process.


Networking


Owen Networking Links
Owen Job Seekers Group
Owen Alumni Facebook Group
Owen LinkedIn Group
VUconnect



Other Networking Sources
Work and professional contacts
Friends
Community
Professional and Industry Associations, Classes and Workshops
Strangers (wear your Owen shirt or ball cap - great conversation starters) Check out Owen Gear


Job Boards


Owen Alumni Job Board
Search positions submitted especially for Owen alumni by corporations, search firms and Owen community members.

Upon registration will receive an email to confirm your email address. After your email address has been confirmed, your credentials will be verified and your account will be approved. This process can take up to 24 business hours.

Link to Owen Alumni Job Board / GPS Recruiting

CareerShift
Use this job board aggregator and job search management tool to find opportunities, identify networking contacts, research companies and manage your job search. 

First, create a 24-hour trial account. If you find the service of value and would like to take advantage of your free Owen account, email the CMC.

Link to CareerShift

Other Job Listing Sources to Consider
Industry/professional/trade organizations and publications
Your city's chamber of commerce


Recruiters and Headhunters


Riley's Guide to Executive Search Firms

Cover Letters
How to Write a Cover Letter
Cover Letter Template (PDF)
Cover Letter Example (PDF)

VUconnect

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