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Establish Your Goals and Do Your Homework
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Establish Your Goals and Do Your Homework

The start of any successful job search begins with solid planning. Jobseekers have several choices to make in deciding the career path they will pursue. They should take stock of current knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as complete a personal assessment of financial standing. There are many steps to take and New Jersey Career Connections will guide you in your journey.

Need Help Getting Started?

This module will help guide you toward your path to employment. We have a few questions that we'll use to tailor our recommendations.

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Your Finances

One of the first steps in beginning a successful job search is to ensure that your finances are in order. Financial stability will alleviate any short-term obstacles that could prevent you from your main goal of preparing for interviews and getting hired.

Learn more about financial planning

Get The Support You Need

New Jersey Career Connections provides many support options to help you achieve your job search goals.

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Just For You

New Jersey Career Connections provides specialized career navigation services and support for jobseekers with disabilities, veterans, mature workers, youth, displaced homemakers, and ex-offenders.

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Your Motivation

Planning your job search takes focus and clarity to be successful.

Read more about how to get and stay motivated

The Right Career for You

It can be difficult to determine the right career path. Many people spend years working in different jobs to develop an understanding of what might suit them. To determine the best career path for yourself, it is important to understand your strengths as well as the job market.

Learn more about your strengths and the job market