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The job search

Life’s Financial Journeys

Heading Off to College
Getting Out on Your Own
Blending Two Lives
Having a Child
Emptying the Nest
Entering Retirement
Death of a Life Partner
Military Life

The first step to getting a job is to search for openings in your area of interest. Most jobs are found through other people you may know. Your social media network can expand your search.

The following resources may assist you in searching for a job:

Building an online presence to help your job search

Social media can be a good job search tool

Tips on using Twitter for your job search

Tips to help with your job search

5 networking strategies to a new job

A good resume is still important

Sample resume

Research your prospective employer

Would a work study program be right for me?

Heading Off To College Tasks

1. Managing your own money
2. Finding a place to live
3. Setting up your own banking account
4. Getting your first job
5. Using credit wisely while in school

Getting your first job Subtasks

1. The job search
2. The job application and interview
3. Tax withholding from your paycheck
4. Job scams

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