College HELP Cheat Sheet - Job Search

The following will be covered of the College HELP - Job Search Quiz:

Job Search:
Here are some sample questions:

- What is an employment headhunter?
- Kelly Services is an example of a _________, a company that place workers in jobs on a contract or temporary basis.

These are some other topics you should know:
Headhunter Services - What are they? How do they help students and graduates?
Job-Search Engines - What are some examples of these search engines?
Job search strategies - What are some ways to inquire about job openings?
Networking - What is it? How can it help you find a job? What is an elevator pitch?

Resumes and Cover Letters:
Here are some sample questions:

- A good resume is typically __________ long.
- What is included on a resume?

These are some other topics you should know:
Curriculum Vitae - What is it? How is it different from a resume?
Cover Letter - What is it? What is another name for a cover letter?

Work Terminology:
Here are some sample questions:

- If an employee is discharged against the conditions of their employment contract, this is known as ________.
- What is the term for an employee or former employee who reports misconduct to government agencies or entities that have the authority to take corrective action?
- A(n) _________ is a formal complaint usually lodged by an employee or a union.

These are some other topics you should know:
Federal Minimum Wage - What is the current FEDERAL minimum wage? What does this mean?
Contract Employment vs. Independent Contractors - What is the difference between the two?
Temporary Agencies/Staffing Agencies - What are they? What kind of jobs do they provide?

Job Alternatives:
Here are some sample questions:

- For college students who are interested in becoming military officers, what program offers officer training in exchange for scholarship money?
- Upon graduation from an ROTC program, students are awarded ________ in their branch of the military.
- Which of the following is the only service branch that does NOT offer an ROTC?
- Graduates of all four academies of the military receive a __________ degree and are commissioned as __________ in their respective Service branch.

These are some other topics you should know:
AmeriCorps - What does this organization do? How is it different from the Peace Corps?
Peace Corps - What does this organization do?
Teach for America - What does this organization do?
ROTC Programs - What branches of the military have them? What is the military career potential?

These websites will be helpful for study information:
http://www.emc.com/collateral/article/100-job-search-tips.pdf
http://clear.uhwo.hawaii.edu/Glossary.html
http://www.dol.gov/dol/topic/wages/minimumwage.htm
http://www.quintcareers.com/jobseeker_glossary.html