Jobseeker resources: Guides, services, and pros we trust

Published on: Oct 23, 2020

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At Work for Good, we’re dedicated to making your search for a meaningful job as smooth and successful as possible. To that end, we’ve gathered much advice here on the site.

However, we know that not everyone faces the same challenges – and we also know that the volume of advice online can be a challenge of its own. To help you answer your particular needs, we’ve put together this list of resources from Work for Good, our contributors, and other providers we trust.

For particular demographics and conditions
A Practical Approach to Looking for a Job as a Person with a Disability / Job Accommodation Network
   ● Dos and Don’ts of Disclosing a Disability / Job Accommodation Network
Guide to Job Search for Veterans / Job-Hunt
Guide to Job Search for Over 50 and Boomers / Job-Hunt
Guide to Job Search for Working Moms / Job-Hunt
Guide to Job Search for New Graduates / Job-Hunt
Job Search Networking for Introverts / Job-Hunt
[Podcast] The Black Professional Job Search Experience and Why It’s Different / How best to navigate the job search experience for Black professionals / The Voice of Jobseekers
Transition Coaching for Sector-Switchers / Career Spa
Ways to navigate and overcome employment gaps / Work for Good
Addressing burnout in your resume, interview, and career / Work for Good
Mental health resources for jobseekers (and everyone else) / Work for Good

Resumes and other application materials
Free resume assessment / Powered by TopResume, via Work for Good
Resume and LinkedIn Services / Career Spa
JobJenny / Resume kit and makeover service, cover letter crash course, LinkedIn kit
Lord Resume / Training in resume writing and career transitions
Write to Work / Weekly workshop on cover letters, resumes, online profiles, and writing samples / Paradise Coaching
Resume Builders: 2021 Rankings / List of publishing tools with at-a-glance info on customer reviews, pricing, special offers, and more.
Tailor your resume for the job at hand / Work for Good

Interviews and networking
The Interview Club / Interview practice group / Paradise Coaching
Interviewing blog / Paradise Coaching
Networking blog / Paradise Coaching
Find your workplace fit by interviewing with values in mind / Work for Good

Tracey Knight / Personal Mastery Life Coaching, self-guided training
Paradise Coaching / Individual coaching for life and work
Career Coaching / Career Spa
JobJenny / Career coaching, job hunt coaching
Laura Gassner Otting / Executive coaching, self-guided life/career coaching course

On-the-job concerns
Guide to Protecting Whistleblowers / Comprehensive guide for anyone “thinking about whistleblowing” or looking to protect a whistleblower /
How to have a great Great Resignation / Work for Good

Job search advice libraries / Large, practical, always-expanding library of advice on resumes, cover letters, interviews, personal SEO, and other career topics

Professional development
Free Nonprofit Webinars / Topics include fundraising, grants, volunteer management, marketing, and more / Nonprofit Learning Lab

Work for Good how-tos
Internship and volunteer opportunities
Seeking remote jobs
Free resume assessment
Job alerts

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