Reinventing Your Job Search in 2012

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Hello 2012! Reinventing Your Job Search in the New Year
It doesn’t matter if you’re a new job seeker or a seasoned job search veteran. This presentation will focus on new job search tools, tactics, and attitudes that every job seeker needs to land an awesome job in 2012

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Discover new job search tools, tactics, and attitudes
Learn about new trends in hiring and selection
Discuss what it really takes to land a job in 2012

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Reinventing Your Job Search in 2012

  1. 1. Hello 2012!Reinventing Your Job Search in the New Year #Cachinko Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com
  2. 2. Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com
  3. 3. What We’ll Discuss Today • 2011 job search in review • New job search tips, tools and strategies • New trends in hiring and selection • What does it really take to land a job in 2012? Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 3
  4. 4. 2011: What did we learnabout the job search? Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 4
  5. 5. 2011 Job Search Review• Going into 2012, unemployment is at 8.5%• Social media became an even bigger job search tool• Smartphones made the job search mobile• However…Traditional job search tools still work Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 5
  6. 6. 2011 Job Search Review • Lessons Learned: - More than job boards - Everything tailored - Connect - Show how you add value • “Here’s what I can do for you” Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 6
  7. 7. Job Search Tools in 2012 Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 7
  8. 8. Job Search Tools• Current – Smartphone • Apps – Social media • Yours & theirs – Website Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 8
  9. 9. Job Search Tools• Old – Research – Resume – Thank you notes – Business cards Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 9
  10. 10. Job Search Tools• Social tools to expand on – Personal Branding • Thought leader – Facebook – Talent Communities• Tools to keep an eye on – Pinterest Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 10
  11. 11. Job Search Strategies in 2012 Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 11
  12. 12. Job Search Strategies • Out with the old, in with the new – Try new things – Make a plan • Clear & Consistent – Think outside the box Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 12
  13. 13. Job Search Strategies –Use ALL of your tools • Expand your network • Get a mentor • Join an organization • Network –Focus on engaging Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 13
  14. 14. Job Search Strategies• Attitude change –You CAN do this!• Stand out• Multiple tactics Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 14
  15. 15. What’s new in hiring in 2012? Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 15
  16. 16. Hiring Trends• Overall: cautiously optimistic• Skilled positions more competitive• Voluntary turnover continue to rise• More diverse workplace• “Re-skilling” ─ Training on the job• Using social media – Talent communities Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 16
  17. 17. Hiring Trends• Industries - Government - Finance - Small business - Healthcare - Information technology - Skilled labor positions Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 17
  18. 18. What does it take to get hired in 2012? Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 18
  19. 19. What does it take?Ultimately, an ideal hire in 2012 will have:• Confidence – If you don’t think you can do it, who will?• Room to grow – Be on the constant lookout for new skills/experiences• Be social – Social networking is key Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 19
  20. 20. What does it take? Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 20
  21. 21. Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com 21
  22. 22. Questions? Comments? Join us for our next job seeker webinar on: January 30, 2012 at 2:00 PM (EST)12 in 2012: Hospitality & Restaurant Management #Cachinko Contact Heather at heather@comerecommended.com
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