A successful job search takes preparation and time.
Jewish Family Service Houston (JFS) offers this guide to assist you in organizing your job search and give you information about resumes, networking, interviewing and job acceptance. Whether you are looking for a career change or just a job to pay your bills, job searching is personal and, at times, a difficult process.
As you move into your job search, think about the type of job you would be happy doing at this time. Consider the job tasks, physical environment and employer culture. Taking the time to research jobs, employers and education will be useful as you apply and interview for positions. Explore these key considerations and other resources below. Then, let us know how we can help.
Learn where to find jobs, networking tips, how to use social media and how to write your best elevator speech.
In addition to writing your resume, learn the different types of resumes and check out examples.
Get ready for an interview by learning the different types of interviews, prepare with sample interview questions and identify your transferable skills. Plus, tips on salary trends and how to accept a job offer.
Process what happens when you are terminated or experience a layoff.
Employment Services partners with a variety of community organizations to provide the most up to date resources to our clients.
Please complete the Employment Services Intake form to begin receiving services from JFS Houston. Your information is kept confidential. JFS Employment Services provides client information only to authorized public funding agencies or, with your knowledge, to a potential employer as part of a referral to a job possibility.
Thank you to our collaborating partners and sponsors for providing essential resources to make our work possible.