Resources

Websites & Blogs
Chris Humphrey, jobsontoast.com
Jennifer Polk, From PhD to Life

Starting Your Transition
Basalla & Debelius, So What Are You Going to Do With That?
Bolles,What Color Is Your Parachute?
Buckingham & Clifton, Now, Discover Your Strengths
Jellison, Life After Grad School: Getting From A to B
Mulvey, How To Find A Career With Your Humanities Degree In 126 Days
Rath, StrengthsFinder 2.0
Sear, I Could Do Anything If I Only Knew What It Was
Sabath, Business Etiquette in Brief

Job Advertisements
Academic360.com
Academiccareers.com
American Public Human Services
Chronicle of Higher Education
Council on Foundations
Dcjobs.com
Feminist Majority
Higher Ed Jobs
Idealist
Versatile PhD
USA Jobs
Washington Post

Resumes & Cover Letters
The C.V. Doctor, Chronicle of Higher Education
Hofferber & Isaacs, The Career Change Resume 
Ormont, Career Solutions for Creative People
Troutman, Federal Resume Guidebook

Networking
RoAne, How to Work a Room
Baber and Waymon, Make Your Contacts Count
Zack, Networking for People who hate Networking

Professional Development
Bootcamp for Post-Academic Job Seekers

Networking Tips

  1. Talk to everyone you meet or as many people as possible.
  2. Ask people you meet for their card
  3. Write details about the person on the back of it – where you met them, date, topics discussed.
  4. Make a personal or business card to give to others.
  5. Follow up with an email or phone call.
  6. Express your pleasure at meeting them or getting to know them better.
  7. Set goals to meet a certain number of people within a certain time period.
  8. Be genuine and authentic.
  9. Join as many groups as you can that spark your interest.
  10. Have a clear and concise way of explaining what you do to others.
  11. Articulate your personal and professional goals to others.
  12. Follow through quickly and efficiently on referrals you are given.