The job market is constantly changing and it can be difficult to keep up with what skills and characteristics employers are looking for. Stay up to date with what is going in the world by reading the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, and the Washington Post, or learn more about the labor market in California and the general outlook for particular jobs according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
If you are a student with a disability, consider utilizing employment resources such as Disability Benefits 101, Job Accomodation Network, Project Hired, or apply to work with the State of California through the LEAP Program.
There are also various job search engines and resources for veterans, such as Career One Stop, Hire Patriots, Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans and their Families, Recruit Military, U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs, and Vet Success.
If you are a student of color and/or student who identifies as LGBTQ with a unique commitment to diversity and social justice, consider utilizing employment resources such as Diversity Employers, Hispanic Jobs, or Out of Work.
If you are a student interested in employment related to public safety and service careers, consider utilizing Fire Science Online
Practice networking and make relationships with current employers at upcoming job fairs in the greater Sacramento region:
Sacramento Carer Fair and Job Fair, March 20, 2018 from 11:30am to 2:00pm at Doubletree Hotel (Main Conference Room) 2001 Point West Way, Sacramento, CA 95815. Free street parking and $3 hotel parking. Register & Eventbrite.
National Career Fairs Hiring Event, Wednesday March 21st, 2018, 11am to 2pm. Marriott Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, 11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742.
Brightwood College Career Fair, Wednesday, March 21st, 2018, 10:00am - 11:30am Brightwood College - Sacramento, CA 4330 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95821. Open to the community.
NorCal Career Fair, Thursday April 5th, 2018, 10:00am to 2:00pm at Solano Community College, 4000 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
American River College Career Fair, Thursday, April 12th, 2018. 10am to 1pm. Community Rooms 1 - 4.
SacJobs Spring Career Fair, Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at McClellan Park, CA.
Skilled Trades Job Fair, Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9:00am - 11:00am at Citrus Heights Community Center, 6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621.
Sacramento City College Career Fair, April 24th, 10am - 1:30pm. Sacramento City College.
Education Job Fair with Castro Valley Unified School District, April 28, 2018, 8:30am - 12:00pm. 19400 Santa Maria Ave. CV 94546.