Getting the Job

2024 Career Portal Events

Opportunity is around every corner! Attend one of the ASHA Career Portal events including virtual career fairs and Instagram Lives in 2024. 

Decoding Job Descriptions

Chances are you’re going to read a lot of job descriptions over the course of your job search. Getting familiar with the formula and language that employers use when writing these descriptions will help you speed up the process, spot the gems, and recognize what's irrelevant.

Getting the Most Out of Virtual Career Fairs

Career fairs offer an opportunity to interview for jobs and practice your networking and interview skills in a low-pressure environment. Attending virtual career fairs allows you to do all of that conveniently and comfortably from home. The new ASHA Virtual Career Fair will give you the chance to strengthen your interview skills, build confidence, and find a new job.

Shine in Your Next Virtual Interview

A job interview can be a daunting experience, but a virtual job interview does not have to be more stressful than usual. Get tips to help you shine in your next virtual interview. 

Building Your Professional Brand

As a professional, you want to have a good reputation, but sometimes what people know about you does not completely describe what you have to offer. To be recognized for the right things, it is essential to build your professional brand. Learn tips to build and grow your professional brand.

Navigating the Offer

You ace the interview and get a call or possibly an on the spot offer for the job. You want to leap to a yes but make sure you know what you are signing up for. Use these tips to help you accept your offer with confidence.

What Employers Are Finding on Social Media

Social media allows you to connect with friends, family, and colleagues, but it can also share unintended information with employers. Discover what employers are finding on social media and what steps you can take to protect yourself.

Job Search Tips and Tactics

Find your dream job: Learn the most effective ways to search for job listings, network, and make it easy for employers to find you. Tools like ASHA's job board make it easier for audiologists and speech-language pathologists to cut through the clutter and find jobs relevant to them.

Determining Salary

Your salary is affected by more than just your work and qualifications—market and organization factors also can influence your pay. Understanding supply and demand for labor, geographic location, employment setting, organizational profitability, and more can help you negotiate better wages.

7 Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of a Career Fair

Interviews can be intimidating and the only time you get to exercise your skills is when you’re sitting across the table from the hiring manager. Career fairs, however, can offer an opportunity to interview for jobs and practice your networking and interview skills in a low-pressure environment.

5 Tips to Help You Shine in Your Next Job Interview

Preparing for an interview can be a nerve-racking experience. Use these five tips from recruiters at The Stepping Stone Group to help you show your best self when making the critical first impression on your potential employer.

Working Abroad

Before packing your bags to work abroad, you need to make sure you're prepared. Find tips on researching locations, learning about a country's professional standards and requirements, making sure you have the proper documentation, finding a job, and making personal arrangements for when you're away.

Be the STAR of Your Interview

You got the interview! Now, it's time to ace it. Use the STAR technique to answer interview questions with confidence. Prepare for the interview by considering specific examples of times in which you displayed the skills required for the job—check out our sample response to help you get started.

6 Tips for a Great Cover Letter

Your cover letter shouldn't just be a generic template that rehashes your resume. It's your first chance to tell employers about yourself, so use the opportunity to highlight what makes you unique, how you can make an impact, and why you want to work for this specific employer.

How to Write a CV

A curriculum vitae (CV) is an account of a person's education, qualifications, and previous experiences. In the United States, the CV is used almost exclusively when pursuing an academic position; it reflects the developments in a faculty–researcher’s career and should be updated frequently. To stay on top of new developments, you should treat your CV as a living document.

Resume Writing Strategies

Your resume is usually the first chance you have to make an impression on a potential employer. It's important to highlight your strengths, give a peek into who you are, and clearly demonstrate the value you could bring to their organization.

Evaluating Compensation Packages

All too often, a person’s job search leads them to accept the highest salary offer without sufficiently considering the accompanying “benefits package.” But medical insurance, life and long-term disability insurance, leave benefits, and retirement benefits are extremely important—and valuable—parts of the total compensation package.