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Chat GPT for Job Seekers and Career Help for Women

Becky Ross
Becky Ross

How can ChatGPT help job seekers?

Here are some of the advantages of ChatGPT to job seekers—according to ChatGPT! (I asked ChatGPT a question then based the following on its reply):

Resume/CV Assistance: ChatGPT can be a useful tool for optimizing your resume or CV. Rather than have it generate content, use it to compare your resume against the job description. Ask if there are significant skills or qualifications missing from your materials.

Interview Preparation: Develop a list of behavioral interview questions and simulated scenarios to use as you practice. Get feedback on some of your answers to help you refine your response strategies. The best practice for an interview is practicing aloud! Focus on your speaking, not your writing.

Employer & Industry Research: Generate lists of insights and trends regarding the industry, employer, and role, which you can use to organize your deeper research.

Job Search Tactics: Gather tips for effective job search strategies, relevant websites and job boards, and advice on optimizing your LinkedIn profile.

Skill Development: Wondering about pursuing certifications? Torn between this boot camp versus that training class? Start your research on ChatGPT then follow up with experienced and trusted professionals in your network. According to itself, ChatGPT can also be helpful for personalized advice and confidence building. I’ll let you be the judge of that, but if you’re feeling stuck or overwhelmed, asking ChatGPT the questions you are grappling with might help you with the initial structure you need to develop a little momentum.

Can you recommend career organizations for women? These organizations provide information, networking opportunities, professional development, training, and support. Explore the specific offerings of each to find ones that align with your goals and aspirations. Gather opinions and other suggestions from trusted peers, colleagues, and connections in your own network.

AARP ( AARP is dedicated to empowering and advocating for individuals aged 50 and above.

Ellevate Network ( A professional community that focuses on supporting and advancing women in the workplace.

Financial Women's Associaton ( A professional organization that supports women in finance-related careers, offering professional development and career advancement resources.

LinkedIn Learning ( Numerous offerings, including courses and tutorials, focused on career transitions and reimagining your career.

The Mom Project ( The Mom Project connects professionals with employers who offer flexible work options. They specialize in supporting women returning to the workforce after dedicating time to caregiving responsibilities.

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO): NAWBO supports and advocates for women entrepreneurs and business owners.

Society of Women Engineers ( SWE focuses on supporting women in engineering and technology fields.

Women in Technology International ( WITI aims to empower women in technology and business fields.

Have other suggestions? Share your ideas in the Mawrter Connect career advice groups ( or on our Bryn Mawr College Alumnae/i LinkedIn group (