FAQ: Facts About QuintCareers.com, the Web's Most Comprehensive and Empowering Career Development Site


Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Quintessential Careers, an empowering career, college, and job-search sites with expert tools and resources for everyone -- from teens to mature workers.




What kind of information and resources can I find?


Quintessential Careers is one of the most comprehensive career development sites on the Web. We offer helpful information, resources, and key links on all aspects of college and graduate studies, on career exploration and assessment, and on job-hunting strategies and tools.


Quintessential Careers has resources for people of all ages -- from teens to mature workers; for job-seekers in all industries; and for job-seekers in all parts of the U.S. and around the world. Check out these:




What types of career resources do you have?


Quintessential Careers offers a comprehensive career toolbox, including:


Find our entire catalog of resources in our Career Resources Toolkit.



How do I find the best job boards and resume posting sites?


Quintessential Careers is constantly searching the Web for the best job sites for job-seekers. Here's how we categorize the job boards for you:




Can I search for jobs with your site?


Job-seekers who are searching for internships, part-time, and full-time positions can use our job-hunting portal to find job listings employers across the U.S.


Looking for employment? Use the Quintessential Careers Job-Hunting Portal, powered by Indeed.



Can I post my resume on your site?


At this time, we do not offer the opportunity to post resumes on our site, but we do recommend you find the best select group of job boards to do so.


And you can now post your resume directly on Indeed.com.



What college or graduate school information do you have?


Quintessential Careers publishes numerous articles on all aspects of college and graduate studies, from finding the best program for your needs to succeeding once in school. We also provide links to the best college and graduate school sites. We even have information about distance learning and educational resources for older students.


Go to our college planning resources page, or go to one of these pages:




Where can I find free job-hunting samples and examples?


Quintessential Careers truly believes that sometimes the best learning comes from seeing and doing, thus we provide numerous samples and examples -- of all types of college, career, and job-search activities.


We offer:


Find them all in this section of our site: Job-Hunting Samples and Examples.



Do you have any career tests and quizzes?


Quintessential Careers offers numerous tests and quizzes on all aspects of work, careers, and job-hunting, including:



Find our entire list of assessments, tests, and quizzes by going to: Tests and Quizzes for Job-Seekers.



Where can I find a list of all your college, career, and job-search articles?


Quintessential Careers has several hundred articles on all aspects of college, career development, and job-searching. We average about one new article a week. Articles basically fall into one of these categories:



You can find an alphabetical listing of all our articles here: College, Career, and Job-Related Articles.



Is there a way for me to keep informed when you add new resources to the site?


Quintessential Careers publishes a free e-zine, QuintZine, that keeps visitors updated on new articles, tutorials, tips, links, and all other new additions added to Quintessential Careers.


Learn more about QuintZine.


Get your free subscription to QuintZine today!



How do I find the definition of a job-search term?


Quintessential Careers is a depository for all things college, career, and job related. Thus, we have a very detailed Job-Seeker's Glossary of Job-Hunting Terms.



Where can I find the best college, career, or job book?


Quintessential Careers realizes that some people may prefer getting career, college, or job advice through traditional channels, such as books. Books also have the luxury of covering a subject in much greater depth. Thus, we do our best to review and include only the very best career, college, and job books in our bookstore.


Go to our Career and Job-Hunting Bookstore.


For in-depth reviews of some of the books we recommend, please go to: Quintessential Reading -- Career and Job Book Reviews.



Who can I hire to get help with my resume or cover letter?


The management team behind Quintessential Careers has more than 40 years of combined career and job-hunting experience, and thus, besides offering job-seekers a comprehensive collection of free resources, we also provide a variety of paid services.


Quintessential Resumes & Cover Letters, our sister site, offers job-seekers the chance to hire experienced career professionals to help jump-start your job-search with professionally produced original resumes, cover letters, and other job-search correspondence.



How do I ask a career, college, or job related question?


As yet another service to our loyal visitors, Quintessential Careers helps sponsor The Career Doctor.


The Career Doctor -- Quintessential Careers Webmaster Dr. Randall Hansen -- answers visitor questions on a wide variety of college, career, and job topics. While he does not have the time to answer individual questions, he does respond to two questions per week and publishes his responses online and in print.


For more details, please visit The Career Doctor.



How can I learn more about this site?


Quintessential Careers, which has been online since 1996, offers visitors such a wide array of career, college, and job resources, advice, tips, articles, tutorials, and more.


In fact, some visitors comments about having such a great wealth of information that a visitor could easily get lost for hours on our site.


To learn more about everything Quintessential Careers offers, to learn more about the history of the site, or to simply learn more about the QuintCareers.com management team, go to: All About this Site.



I'm an employer. Can I post job openings on your site?


Quintessential Careers, while mainly focused on students and job-seekers, also keeps track of critical resources for employers, including the ability to post your job openings on our job-hunting portal.


Post a job listing.


Also see our A Resource Guide for Employers and our collection of Employment Job Resource Guides/Books for Employers.



How can I contact your site?


We want to hear from you! Simply use our convenient contact form.


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