Welcome to the first in a series of helpful tutorials designed by our career consultants. These videos and tutorials will show you step by step instructions on many aspects of the job seeking process. We will be releasing new videos periodically, so be sure and check back often.
Creating a Gmail account
One of the most important (and sometimes overlooked) steps in the job search is having a place to receive all of your correspondence. Email is the quickest way to communicate with potential employers, and offers a convenient location to store contacts and schedules. This tutorial will cover the steps taken in setting up an internet email account through Gmail, a service provided by Google. Gmail is a free email service, but google offers several paid services as well. We will be covering the steps taken to sign up for their free email. In later tutorials, we’ll discuss adding attachments like resumes and reference sheets, managing contacts, and setting up a calendar.