Job Search Handouts

Writing Professional Communications

The following resources provide information about writing effective resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, and other forms of professional communication.

Effective Resume Writing

Recommended Action Verbs

Cover Letter Guide

Thank You Note Guide

Sample Reference Sheet

Interviewing Tips

These resources provide guidance for successful interviews and introduce you to the STAR technique for answering behavioral-based interview questions. 

Interviewing Guide

Company Research 

Interview Skills Video Series

Other Job Search Resources

Career Management for the Business Student
Are you curious about how to get started in taking advantage of the services of the Office of Career Management?  Check out this handout which includes an overview of our services, some key facts and statistics about our students and their employment outcomes, and a year-by-year checklist of what you should be doing to be successful in your job search.

Job and Internship Search
This handout provides information to help you assess yourself and your career goals.  It provides a thorough list of both Fisher-specific resources and external resources to help you find internships and full-time career positions. 

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers
Summarizes the issues involved in accepting a job offer and takes you through the process of evaluating what is important to you (benefits? location? training? salary?) as you decide whether to accept a job offer.

Networking - Informational Interviewing
This document can help you learn about the benefits of conducting informational interviews to network and to learn about possible careers related to your major.