Tools and Resources for Job Seekers
Figuring out your next career move can be scary, but it's a step that we've all had to take at some point. Sometimes job searching can feel like a full time job in itself. You spend countless hours combing through job posts, tailoring your resume for each job, and interviewing four or five times. Fortunately, there are plenty of free tools and resources for job seekers that will make the process easier for you.
Whether you're out of work and searching for a job, or you're currently employed but interested in transitioning your career, we've put together resources that will set you apart from other applicants and help you get noticed by employers.
Progressive aims to help you throughout the entire job search process. If you'd like to connect with one of our consultants, you can upload your resume here.
Download Free Resume Templates
An impressive resume is crucial in the application process. Hiring managers look at hundreds of resumes every week, so it's important that yours stands out and doesn't get lost in the pile. Want to score points with hiring decision-makers? Make sure your resume has a clear structure, is free of spelling and grammar errors, and highlights the skills and experience that make you the right person for the job.
Need help putting your resume together? Here are a few free resume templates for contractors and permanent employees. If you'd like to connect with one of our consultants, please contact us.
Our resume templates for you:
- Contemporary design with color accents
- Ideas for structure and content
- Editable Microsoft Word File (.docx)
These documents will open in Microsoft Word as protected. To unprotect so that you can make edits, go to File > Info > Protect Document > Restrict Editing
Common (and Tricky) Interview Questions
An employer wants to know everything about a candidate during a job interview. While it's a guarantee that you'll have to answer standard interview questions, you should also anticipate complex questions, and questions designed to trick you.
Prepare yourself using this comprehensive list of interview questions. Print a copy so that you can write a check mark in each box once you've mastered your response.
Blog Article Resources for Job Seekers
We've written several blog articles designed to aid you in your job search. Below you'll find some articles on a variety of topics, including:
- Tips for virtual job interviews
- How to enhance your LinkedIn profile to get noticed
- How to follow up after a job interview
View Virtual Events & Webinars
Are you interested in events related to careers across the renewable energy and utilities sectors? You can now watch all of our past virtual events and webinars on demand here. These events are a great way to hear from industry thought leaders about career opportunities available within these industries as well as the skills that are most in-demand.