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by Kalamalama staff

 

HPU’s Career Services Center (CSC)
1132 Bishop Street, Suite 502, Honolulu, HI 96813 Phone: (808) 544-0238, Fax: (808) 544-1136 Provides career development preparation, career counseling, job preparation, job search assistance, employment listing, cooperative education and internships, career opportunity referrals, and career geared seminars and workshops. This spring , CSC is planning on implementing a Web-driven system for students that will offer job bulletins, career outlooks, salary ranges, internship opportunities, and interactive resources.

www.monster.com
Great Website that serves as a job search engine, as well as a career center. The job search engine will look for jobs by state, industry, company, or keyword. The career center provides information on business etiquette, resume writing, and job reports.

Staffing companies
These companies may have a position open for you as soon as you submit your resume. Many times companies who don’t want to spend the time and energy looking for a qualified applicant will use staffing company services which screen and evaluate job applicants before sending them to clients. Some local staffing companies include:

Altres
Phone: (808) 591-4900, Fax (808) 591-8420 967 Kapiolani Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96814 Website: www.altress.com - Email: jobs@altress.com

Dunhill Professional Staffing of Hawaii
Phone: (808) 524-2550, Fax: (808) 533-2196 1247 Kailua Road, Ste. D., Kailua, HI 96734 Website: www.dunhillstaff.com Email: jobsrus@aloha.net

Remedy (owned by an HPU alumna)
Phone: (808) 733-8550, Fax: (808) 733-8555 3465 Waialae Ave., Ste. 330, Honolulu, HI 96816 Website: www.remedystaff.com Email: mariek@remedystaff.com

Career and self-assessment tools

www.jobweb.com
Hosts Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, Personality Types Profiles Directory, Keirsey Temperament Sorter, and The Inner-Self Personality Test

http://safetynet.doleta.gov/choose.htm Offers links to an assortment of career builder and assessment tools including career interest quizzes, career changing or planning quizzes, America’s career InfoNet (explores the outlook and trends of all types of careers), and Catapult Career Choices.

 

What employers look for
Source: Bradley University’s Smith Career Center

 

Academic background: performance, coursework, computer skills, well-rounded education

Career related experience: cooperative education, internships, specialized class projects, part-time or summer jobs

Activities: campus involvement, leadership roles, offices held in organizations

Communication skills: good grammar, concise writing skills, presentation skills, effective interaction skills

Transferable skills: leadership, problem -solving, time management, organizational skills, interpersonal skills

Personal qualities: honesty/integrity, sincerity, enthusiasm, assertiveness, ambition

Adaptability: flexibility, willingness to relocate, willingness to travel Interview preparation: employer research, knowledge of product or service, realistic goal setting, career focus and planning

 
Watch for...
 

Federal Work Study Job Fair Jan.
24, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

HPU Business and Technology Career Fair March
14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1132 Bishop Street

CSC workshops
on Business Etiquette, The Professional Look, and much more will be offered throughout the semester.

 

 

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