Career Coaching & Resources

ASSESSMENTS

Click here to complete the Career Readiness assessment!

CAREER COACHING

Individual consultations (via phone, email or Skype) are available to help you define a career path, research career options, begin a job search, target employers in a specific industry, or pursue graduate education. Contact Debra Hayes to set up an appointment.
Debra Hayes, Career Services Officer, debra.hayes@abtu.edu, 816-265-1954

JOB MARKET OUTLOOK

The U.S. Bureau of Labor has released their outlook on the job market from 2016-2026. Check out the article Career Outlook.

RÉSUMÉ AND COVER LETTER CRITIQUES

Have your documents evaluated by a member of our Alumni & Career Services team. Submit to Debra Hayes at debra.hayes@abtu.edu for review.

There are hundreds of ways to write a resume or cover letter, any of which may be appropriate, depending on the situation. Here are some ideas to get you started.

In addition to the individualized services we offer, we know that sometimes you just need the right resource at the right time to inspire, instruct, get you motivated and moving, or get you back on track.

INSPIRATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS

Webinars and Videos

Career Services Workshop Recording– Click Here.

View our collection of webinars and videos on a variety of career topics including — Coming Soon.

Ted Talks

You will love the amazing series of global speakers on Technology, Entertainment, and Design. Listen to the best ideas from the top thought-leaders in the world in 15 minutes or less.

NETWORKING

Networking can be virtual or live, casual or formal, and is always essential during a job search and for effective career management. Check out these resources.

SOCIAL MEDIA / LINKEDIN RESOURCES

PERSONAL BRANDING

Interviewing can be nerve-wracking, so the better informed you are, the more confident you will be. Need insight about the average salary for a particular job or field? These helpful tips and strategies will prepare you for a successful interviewing process and salary negotiation.

SALARY RESOURCES

  • Glassdoor.com: This site gives you an inside look at company salaries, reviews and interview questions for more than 84,000 companies.
  • PayScale Company Information: This site offers complimentary salary and cost of living calculators that you can use to decide where you’d like to live, negotiate salaries, and better prepare for interviews.
  • Salary.com: Use the calculator to access salary ranges by job title and geographic location.
  • Salaryexpert.com: global salary and cost of living data.