Job Seeker Tool Kit

Knowing the most important tips and information on ways to search for a job will help you, as a job seeker, to be more efficient and successful in this exciting process. Below you will find the Job Seeker Checklist to guide you through the basic and crucial steps for finding the perfect job for you!


Searching for a Job                  Interview Preparation                Interview Do's & Don'ts               Post-Interview  
2008 AVCA Convention Presentations                                    Sample Cover Letter, Resume, Thank-You Note


 Searching for a Job

Your job search can be an exhausting process, but only if you allow it to be! Being efficient will allow this process to be enjoyable and a great learning experience! Below are some tips that provide great advice on things to remember while job hunting:


  Interview Preparation

Making sure you properly prepare for an interview is just as important as the actual interview itself! You want to make sure that you doing enough research and preparation before you take the 'big stage' so that you can be more marketable and impressionable.



  Interview Do's & Don'ts

There are so many things to remember that you should or shouldn't do for an interview! Don't be late. Do ask the interviewer questions. Making yourself aware of these 'rules' will help ease the stress of an interview and let the interviewer know that you are the perfect hire!





You are not necessarily finished once the interview is over. Be sure to follow these suggestions to make sure you leave a lasting impression on the employer:



  2008 AVCA Annual Convention Presentations

Below are presentations from the 2008 AVCA Annual Convention held in Omaha, Nebraska that are excellent resources for coaches looking to advance their career:


So You Want to be a Head Coach: Advice for Assistants Looking to Make the Move Up 

Featured Speakers:

Dex Schroeder
Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.

Sally Polhamus
Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

Erich Hinterstocker
North Dakota State Univeristy, Fargo, N.D. 


Handout                   Audio



Developing Your Functional Coaching Philosophy

Featured Speaker:

Don Burroughs
University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio

Power Point               


What Most Women Don't Know about the Job Marketplace - presented by the AVCA Minority Coaches Committee

Featured Speaker:

Cheryl Levick
University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Handout                      Audio






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