Job Search Strategies

Career Engagement

While job searching can feel challenging, there are some strategies to make it easier. Using available resources can help job seekers develop efficient plans and move the process forward.

Remember, Texas Education Career Engagement is here to help you each step of the way.

Steps for an Effective Job Search

Reflect and Assess

Reflect and Assess

Explore Job Opportunities and Network

Tailor Each Résumé and Cover Letter

Practice Interviewing

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I begin my job search?

How should I keep track of my job applications?

The job process is very overwhelming. What should I do to make this easier on me?

I don’t meet all of the qualifications. Should I apply?

I’ve applied for multiple positions, and I haven’t had an interview or call back. What am I doing wrong?

How long should I wait before following up after an interview?

If you have additional questions or concerns, please schedule an appointment with your Career Engagement Coordinator on Handshake or email