8 Job Search Essentials You'll Love


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Leave Your Mark

In a world where social media and all things internet are king, Aliza Licht writes about how you can use your social channels to position yourself as an expert in your field—which can make all the difference when you’re job hunting! Leave Your Mark  is a job seeker’s go-to handbook for online branding.

leave your mark

Resume Templates

Search and customize hundreds of resume, cover letter, and reference templates on Etsy. An upgrade from the ordinary Microsoft Word® resume, these templates will make your first impression a memorable one.

resume template

Plan Ahead

Whether you are using your smart phone or an old school paper planner, it is essential to keep yourself organized during your job search. Make sure you’re always on top of when and where you need to be for interviews and who you are meeting with. Here are some tips to help improve your daily planning techniques.

daily planning strategies

Customize Yourself

Stand out from the crowd with these unique business cards. Completely customizable, so you can create the perfect business cards to showcase your talent and your personality.

moo business cards

Showcase Your Work

Get a suitable portfolio (or padfolio) that displays your work. There are plenty of pricey ones out there, but this Mochi provides you with fun colors and a slim fit (that also fits your budget).

work portfolio

Dress Code

Suits and ties, jeans and t-shirts, sweatpants and tennis shoes—company cultures and dress codes can vary widely, so check out these helpful tips (with photos) on how to dress for men and women.

business attire

No Sweat!

Pre-interview jitters getting the best of you? Try these sweat blocking towelettes (that can even be used on the palms of your hands). Remain cool, calm and confident throughout the entire interview process.

no sweat

Always Say Thanks

When writing thank you letters, handwritten or in email form, it is best to keep them short and simple, ensure you are spelling the name correctly and addressing them properly. You can find a variety of templates here.

thank you notes

Have ideas for great products that have helped you during your job search? Share them with us in the comments!

Last Updated: May 24, 2017
About the author

Cally Martin

Callan is a social media loving, blog writing, event planning freelancer who believes in the power of the oxford comma. Originally from America’s high-five (Michigan), she’s been in Austin since 2015 and doesn’t plan on moving anytime soon. When not attached to WiFi, she can be found running around the lake or drinking mimosas at brunch.