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Client Resources

Tip Sheets for Resumes & Cover Letters
Resume Tip Sheet : Action Word Tip Sheet : Cover Letter Tip Sheet

Resume Examples
Administrative Assistant : Auto technician : Caregiver Health Aide : Driver : Management

Tip Sheets for Interviewing
Job Search Check List : Interviewing Questions
Questions to Ask in Interviews : References List

Other Reference Sheets to Help in your Job Search
How to Stay Current on the EFS Website : Resource and Website List
Specialty Resources : Job Fair Strategies
Job Searching is a Formal Process : Transferable Skills

Computer Lab Tip Sheets
Cols Library & EFS Computer Lab Guidelines
Tips on Using OhioMeansJobs
Computer Training Opportunities

Interested in Starting Your Own Business?
Check out the following resources to help you through the process:
Ohio Small Business Development Centers
U.S. Small Business Administration-
Columbus District Office

City of Columbus Small Business Builder
SCORE – Greater Central Ohio
Women’s Business Centers of Ohio
Community Capital Development Corporation 

Resources from Other Agencies
City of Columbus, Job Help List

EFS Exchange - Past Postings

Managing Your Career After 50
"Journey Through Aging" Radio Program
Featuring Carol Ventresca, EFS Executive Director

Don't Conduct a Job Search, Conduct a Company Search
by Mark Murphy, Forbes Contributor

Call to Action: Avoid These Interviewing Pitfalls

Frequently Asked Questions About Salary Negotiation:
The Complete Job Offer and Salary Negotiation FAQ for Job-Seekers. by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.

How to Choose the Right References
by Rebecca Knight, Harvard Business Review

Positive Attitude is Key For Older Workers and Job-Seekers
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., Quintessential Careers

EFS Featured on WRFD Radio
Saturday, April 19 Saturday, April 12 Saturday, August 2

Seniors Can Volunteer to Beat Loneliness
Senior Agenda with Lisa Stockdale

Managing Your Career Over 50
Online Webinar featuring Dr. Carol Ventresca
(Requires Windows Media Player)

Ready for your Second Career?
Make a difference and earn money at the same time
by Sally Abrahms | AARP Bulletin, October 2013

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans
by Matt Sedensky | Associated Press

Looking for a Job? Why you need to go social.
by Jane Bryant Quinn | AARP Bulletin June 2013

Senior Volunteering at a Ten-Year High
Corporation for National & Community Service

The Real Reason You Should Complete LinkedIn Profile
by Alexandra Chang | Wired Business

How to Quantify Your Career-Job-Work-Life Accomplishments for Employers
by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D. | Quintessential Careers

Work Still Beckons for Some Seniors
by Sean Dobbin | Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat & Chronicle

Rethinking Retirement: Tips for Older Job Searchers
by Christine Dugas | USA Today

How to Effectively Explain Gaps in Employment
by Dayna Mathews | The Daily Buzz

Over 50, and Under No Illusions
by Caitlin Kelly | New York Times

Never Say No to Networking

by Kathryn Minshew | Harvard Business Review

The Best Interview Tips for Older Job Seekers
by Arnie Fertig | US News

Never Say These Five Things in a Job Interview
by Ramit Sethi | Profit Minded

5 Things I look for in a Great Job Interview
by Matthew Swyers | @TrademarkCo

Stand Out in your Interview
by Amy Gallo | Harvard Business Review

What Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile
by Jaime Petkaniks | Levo League

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers
by Lewis Howes | www.entrepreneurs.com