What is a cover letter?
A cover letter is a document you create when you are looking for a job. Writing a polished cover letter is an important part to the job search process. This will allow you to highlight why you are interested in the job, along with share more about your awesome skills, strengths and resources that would make you a stand-out future employee!
What is a resume?
A resume is used in your job search to highlight your amazing skills, strengths, education and experiences. It is a customized, one-page document that you can provide to an employer online, drop it off and also bring to an interview.
Need help creating a resume? Check out the resources below!
YouScience is a fantastic online tool we use that measures your natural ability (aptitude) and interests and then matches you to good-fit, in-demand careers. With this tool, you will complete a series of 10 short online brain games and usually get results within a day. In total, the brain games take about 90 minutes to complete, but no worries- you can save after a brain game and return another day to continue.
HOLLAND CODE INVENTORY LINK to (quick) workplace values assessment (Holland Code) LINK to workplace values assessment (Holland Code, longer but yields more accurate results)
Find your Holland Code results on your YouScience profile: Login help (this link doesn't work - 404)
Match your Holland Code results to careers using Truity.com
MN CAREER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
1. Choose "Create my MCIS" in the blue box
2. Under "New User," choose "Create my MCIS" blue box
3. Follow the prompts. Note, you must answer any question that has (**) next to it, then choose blue "submit"