For Researching Occupations:
If you would like to learn more about various occupations (salary, likelihood for employment, duties, etc), there are several great places to look. One is the Occupational Outlook Handbook, which is a comprehensive government site updated yearly. Another, particularly good for local occupations comes from the NJ Department of Labor.
Here are some general resume and cover letter writing links. For more specific information related to specific jobs, come see me or your guidance counselor for assistance.
Purdue OWL Resume Workshop
Tulane University Resume Writing Tips
Monster.com Resume Tips
Cover Letter Advice
17 Things You Should Leave off of Your Linkedin Profile
Once again, the links below provide general information about interviewing. If you would like specific information related to a specific field, come see me or your guidance counselor for additional assistance.
The Ultimate Interview Guide
Fast Company - 10 Job Interview Tips
Worst Answers to Common Interview Questions
Lifehacker - using the STAR technique
Forbes - Staying Calm in the Interview
Forbes - 10 essential tips
Forbes - 12 Surprising Job Interview Tips
15 Commandments for keeping your job (this is an older article, but it is still very useful)
The importance of using excellent grammar when looking to get hired
How to find and keep a job in a poor economy
Linkedin - keep your information updated
Resumup - online and infographic resumes
Canva - infographic templates
Resumonk - import your Linkedin info
VisualCV - also has a Chrome App