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    • BTEC WorkSkills Level 2 Unit 4 Searching for a Job BTEC Level 2 WorkSkills © Pearson Education Ltd 2011. Copyright permitted for purchasing institution only. This material is not copyright free. Unit 4 Searching for a Job
    • What will you do?
      • Investigate job sources
      • Decide on the best place to look for a job of your choice
      • Check your skills and interests to see if they are suited to a particular job
      • Search for a specific job
      • Communicate with potential employers
    • Why are you doing this?
      • To give yourself the best chance of getting a job of your choice
      • To help towards your BTEC qualification in WorkSkills
      • To get a competitive advantage over other people
    • What is a competitive advantage?
      • It’s the thing that sets you apart from other people
      • It’s the reason one person gets a job rather than the other person
      • It doesn’t just happen
    • Where to look for a job
      • There are many, many places including:
        • The internet
        • Jobcentre Plus
        • Newspapers
        • Recruitment agencies
        • In-store adverts
    • Where is the best place to look?
      • A lot depends on your:
      • Skills what you are good at
      • Hobbies and what you do in your spare time interests
      • Achievements what qualifications and experience you have
      • Ambitions what you want to do with your life
    • Then you need to …
      • Decide on two jobs that really appeal to you
      • Decide where to get some information about them
      • Get that information
    • How will you get the information?
      • There are a variety of methods such as:
        • Telephone
        • Letter
        • Email
      • Each involves communicating with the employer so you must keep a record of what you do