These interactive worksheets, including exercises, quizzes, and checklists, are tools that help you plan your career, explore education, look for work, and succeed at work. Convenient and easy to fill out, your answers can be saved, printed, or emailed.
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These interactive worksheets, including exercises, quizzes, and checklists, are tools that help you plan your career, look for work, explore education, succeed at work, and more. Convenient and easy to fill out, answers can be saved, printed, or emailed.
Plan Your Career
Explore Education and Training
Look for Work
Resumes, Cover letters, and Interviews
Look for Work
Cover Letters Open the Door to an Interview
Writing a clear, strong cover letter will catch the employer’s attention and increase your chances for an interview.
Job Loss Checklists
Use this checklist to make sure you've dealt with the most important things right after losing your job. The sections on this checklist correspond to the 5 things to take care of in What to Do First After Job Loss.
Use this checklist as you move into the next stage of life after losing your job. The sections on this checklist correspond to the 4 steps in Moving Forward After Job Loss.
Exercises to Help You Cope With Job Loss
When people feel they have lost control over their lives, they sometimes compensate by becoming overly critical of people and things around them. Do you have this tendency?
It's important to take care of yourself and pay attention to what your body is telling you. Are you paying attention to your body?
It’s important to keep things in perspective and to stay as positive as you can. What are you saying to and about yourself?
Feelings of frustration, depression, worry, and anger will come and go as you adjust to losing your job. How did you feel right after losing your job? How are you feeling now?
Caring for yourself and nurturing your spirit will help you cope with the challenges in your life. Think of the things you enjoy doing, and make time to treat yourself to them.
No one makes it alone. Give others a chance to help you cope with your job loss.
Different strategies work for different people. Give your self-esteem a boost by making 1 or more of these lists.
Putting a work search plan in writing will help you set goals and deadlines for your search. It will also help you keep track of what you have done.
To find work that’s the best fit for you, you’ll need to understand your work preferences. These preferences will reflect your most important skills, interests, and values.
Use this exercise to help you choose the most useful questions to ask in your informational interview.