Tag: Resources

Informational Interviews: Getting the Insider’s View!

Your informational interview with Career Allies is at the heart of seeking and finding important career information and contacts within the ABF Career Alliance. This interview, with an experienced professional in your field of interest, provides you with hard-to access, current, and relevant industry information from an “insider’s” point of view. When conducted with skill […]

Questions to Ask in Your Informational Interview

Questions to Ask in Your Informational Interview PDF One of the biggest benefits of participating in the ABF Career Alliance is the opportunity to connect to successful professionals in your field of interest. Here are some questions that will help you get the most out of that interview. Your goal is to 1) gain a […]

User Agreement for Participants in the ABF Career Alliance

User Agreement PDF The mission of The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) is to serve the Cause of Christian Science and humanity by providing resources for the education and development of Christian Scientists. By providing the ABF Career Alliance, The Albert Baker Fund is offering a practical way of “Passing Your Blessings Forward,” which is central […]

What Every Resume Needs: Your Story and The Six Parts

What Every Resume Needs PDF by Robin Glenn Jones ABF Career Alliance Coordinator In Module 4 of LifeLaunch!, Resumes and Cover Letters, our resident career expert, Don Asher, identifies important information about how to structure your resume. As Don states, “The purpose of the resume is to get an interview.” In this module Don explains […]

How to Avoid the Resume Black Hole

The number one complaint we hear from job seekers when applying online is that they never get any response to their applications. The resume goes out and nothing ever comes back! It can be very disheartening to take the time and effort to apply for a job and have nothing to show for it–not even […]

Linked In

8 Short Steps to Your LinkedIn Profile

This article, 8 Steps To Creating A Powerful LinkedIn Profile, is a brief guide to building an effective LinkedIn profile. One of the most important tips: make sure your Profile is 100% complete—LinkedIn says it will appear 40 more times in search results!  

Linked In

Everything You Need to Create Your LinkedIn Account

According to the December 2013 Business Insider, “a full 94% of recruiters today use social media in their recruitment efforts.” A fully-completed LinkedIn Profile is an essential tool for today’s job search, and a requirement for Job Seekers participating in the ABF Career Alliance. To assist you with creating an effective LinkedIn Profile and utilizing the […]