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Interviewing Help

The purpose for the interview process is to convince the employer/interviewer that you can make a contribution to their organization; to appraise the job opportunity; to avoid being screened out; and to land the job.

If you have any questions regarding interviewing assistance, please contact the Job Placement Office at your college.

For your assistance, here are some helpful websites for Interviewing Help:

How to Dress for an Interview Tips

The interview provides you with the opportunity to sell yourself. The first impression you make on a recruiter or potential supervisor is crucial to the construction of your professional image. Here are some tips to help you make a professional first impression on your interview.

Employment Information

Riverside Community College District (RCCD) has a Job Placement Office in the cities of Moreno Valley, Norco and Riverside. The key to getting a great job is persistence and effort. Job Placement Services helps you find employment on a part-time or full-time basis. They have lots of wonderful information to better serve you.

If you have any questions, please contact our Job Placement Office at (951) 222-8480. For your assistance, here are some helpful websites for Job Searching:

  • Monster.com - Looking for a job or career? Contact the Career Center at (951) 222-8072 or the Job Placement Office at (951) 222-8480 for the pass code.
  • Education Jobs - EDJOIN think that working in education, as a teacher or in one of the many positions that support them, is a pretty noble thing to do.
  • Salary Information - The Internet's most popular job salary calculator. Free basic salary reports and salary comparisons.
  • Job Interviews by Job - Job interview tips, interview questions and answers for specific careers or jobs. Also review our job interview tips and guides by company.
  • Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network (O*NET) - Welcome to the O*NETTM Resource Center, the nation's primary source of occupational information. Here you will find news and information about the O*NET program. This site is your source for O*NET products, including O*NET data, career exploration tools, and reports.
  • JobWeb - JobWeb is a Career development and job-search advice for new college graduates.
  • Career Resource Center - Use Careers.Org to search for jobs by occupational field, state, province or country. Find jobs with government or listed on state job service web sites. Investigate job opportunities posted in internet news groups or newspaper classified ads. Check out part-time, temporary, seasonal, freelance, consulting or contract employment. Discover if a career in the non-profit sector, as a volunteer is for you.
  • Quintessential Careers Resources - They are the leader in career and job-search advice! Now in their 10th year in operations, and with more than 3,100 pages of free college, career, and job-search content to empower your success in life.
  • California Career Zone - California Career Zone is a new way to explore exciting jobs and occupations that the Golden State has to offer and to learn about what career path interests you.

Writing a Resume and/or Cover Letter

Your resume is the most part of your job. Employers generally spend about 30 seconds looking at a resume. Keep in mind these following things: Marketing letters to sell your benefits - your skills, education, experience and potential - to your customers - your potential employers.

If you have any questions regarding resume writing, please contact our Job Placement Office at (951) 222-8480.

For your assistance, here are some helpful websites for Writing a Resume and/or a Cover letter.