LINCOLN, Neb., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nelnet Career Services announced today the launch of CareerSlingshot.com, its new online resource for job seekers and those looking to advance their career. The site offers free tools and content including a free resume builder, job interview preparation tools and articles from ResumeEdge experts, the leading providers of resume writing services online.
"CareerSlingshot.com is designed to lead people through a specific series of steps that we believe are the best process for finding career success," said Nina Freier, Director of Nelnet Career Services. "Within each step, we provide valuable tools, services and expert content that build job seekers' skills, so they are empowered with knowledge and confidence to find their next position."
CareerSlingshot.com encourages users to first define their strengths, accomplishments, values and interests, a process known as Career SAVI, and then learn how to grow their network, determine the right job for them and prepare for an interview. To help users through each step, the site offers the following free tools:
- Online resume builder
- Career success webinar series, which teaches viewers specifics about each step in the job search process
- iPhone interview preparation app called JobInterviewEdge
- Advice articles written by Nelnet Career Services experts
Later this year, CareerSlingshot.com will also launch a subscription membership program to provide additional levels of content, coaching and tools.
For more information, please visit www.CareerSlingshot.com.
About Nelnet Career Services
Nelnet Career Services, provider of JobInterviewEdge and ResumeEdge, provides job seekers, including students, entry-level applicants, professionals and executives with career-related services such as resume writing and interview coaching at affordable prices. It partners with major career services brands such as Yahoo!, HotJobs and Dice.com, as well as many major colleges and universities. Nelnet Career Services is part of Nelnet Inc., one of the leading education planning and financing services companies, with approximately 2,200 associates in offices across the United States and in Toronto, Ontario.
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