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Checklist of Job Seeking Activities

Filling out this sheet will help you plan and achieve your job goals.

You can enter your goals now and then, using the print icon on the right, print out the form and enter your actuals later. Or you can print out the form and complete it at your convenience.

Activities Checklist

Period: ____________ to _____________

Activity Goal Actual
Contact CareerForce office
Review electronic job search tools
Attend job search training sessions or related training
Research employers or go to the library
Attend support groups/job clubs
Read local newspapers
Read trade journals
Read other publications
Make direct contact (phone/in person/by e-mail)
Complete/update resume
Send cover letters/resumes
Attend job fairs
Participate in informational interviewing
Talk to someone every day about your job search
Attend professional organizations
Talk to your references and write your reference sheet
Make follow-up phone calls
Follow-up on job leads
Interview with employer
Send thank you/follow-up letters


Source: Creative Job Search. Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.