Get a Job Faster

One Day One Job is all about introducing you to interesting companies with amazing jobs and internships, but you need to know what to do once you find a company that you want to work for.

Here are some resources that will help you get a job faster.

Courses

Found Your Career: Job Search Prep for College Grads

In 2008 we partnered with Jason Seiden, the author of How to Self-Destruct, to develop a course to help prepare college students to land amazing jobs after graduation. The content covers seven main topics: Attitude, Mental Preparedness, Creative Thinking, Research, Communication, Selling, and Launching. (Don’t worry we cover everything from cover letters to résumés to interviewing too.)

Articles

We’ve published a ton of articles that can help you through the job search. Here are some of the best:

Getting Started

What Does Entry Level Mean? No Experience? – Ever wonder why you see “entry level jobs” that require 5 years experience. This article will tell you what that’s all about, and it will also help you see what you can do with your college major.

Creating Opportunity with No Experience – One Day One Job Founder Willy Franzen graduated from college and built a company instead of landing a job. Here’s how you can do the same thing.

What It Takes to Land an Entry Level Job – Entry level isn’t entry level anymore. You can’t just graduate from college and expect a job.

Hustle 101: How to Make Any Startup Want to Hire You – Within six months you can acquire enough knowledge and practice to stand out among a sea of candidates for jobs at startups. Here’s how.

Finding Jobs and Researching Companies

How to Use Google to Find a Job – Google is the ultimate job search engine. Improving your Google skills won’t only help you land a job, but it will also help you do all kinds of things you never knew were possible.

9 Magazine Lists That Will Help You Find a Job – Magazine lists are an awesome resource for finding companies that are hiring. Here are some great lists to start with.

Turning the Tables: Digging Dirt on Employers – Ever wonder if an employer might be not telling you the whole story? Here’s how to find out.

Localize Your Job Search: 8 Simple Tips – Finding great jobs that are relevant to your location is tough. Here are some tips to help.

Why Every College Job Searcher Needs RSS – RSS feeds can be extremely helpful in the job search. Start having information pushed to you.

The Couch Potato’s Guide to Job Search

Using Investor Relations Info in Your Job Search – Most job seekers know nothing about a company when they apply. Don’t be one of those fools. Use Investor Relations information to learn all about a company’s business.

Communicating with Employers and Social Media

Use Facebook Ads to Make Employers Hunt You Down – We developed an amazing technique for getting employers’ attention through Facebook Ads. This is the case study.

Managing Your Personal Brand Online – Personal branding is a big buzzword. Know what it means and how you can put it to work for you.

Résumé Your Facebook Addiction – Facebook and the job search. Match made in heaven or hell?

Don’t Get Stuck in the Web: Cold Calling in the Internet Age – Cold calling is one of the most effective techniques for starting a conversation with an employer about a job. Here’s how to do it.

How Google’s Social Search Changes Job Search – Social Search is going to change how you look for jobs. Find out how.

How Landing a Non-Profit Job Is Different – Non-profits are a different world. Here’s the rundown.

50 Twitter Users to Follow for Your Job Search – Twitter is a great place to learn from interesting people. Here are some of the best.

Avoiding Spam Filters When You’re E-mailing Employers – Ever wonder if your e-mail didn’t get through to an employer? Here’s how to avoid the stress of that situation.

Other

Top 10 College Career Services Blogs

For all of our articles, check out the One Day One Job Blog Archive.

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