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Job search tips presented to Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) impacted employees in Washington, DC.

Job search tips presented to Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) impacted employees in Washington, DC.

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    Washington DC BRAC Quick Job Search Tips Washington DC BRAC Quick Job Search Tips Presentation Transcript

    • BRAC to Your Future
    • Job SeekerMistakes Job Boards Social Media Tips
    • Networking is #1
    • Over 40? Thennetworking iseven morecritical
    • Common Job Seeker Mistakes
    • Have Goals, a Strategy andTarget Employers
    • Meet 80% of thejob requirementsif you’re going toapply
    • Accomplishments NOT Responsibilities (private sector)
    • Customize your resume to the position
    • CareerSite akaJob BoardAs generic asMonster or asspecialized asClearedJobs.NetFree for jobseekers, paid forby employers
    • Use Job SearchResults to helpdevelop yourjob searchstrategy.
    • Who is Hiring? Clearance Level? What positions match your skills?Where are they hiring? Relevant Keywords?
    • Start with a wide search andthen narrow down.
    • Use quotation marks for akeyword phrase such as“project manager”
    • Search withclearance levelslower than yourcurrentclearance.
    • Register onTarget CompanySites
    • RefreshLog in to sites where you’veregistered at least monthlyto “refresh” your account.Lets recruiters know you arestill looking for a job.
    • Social MediaQuick Tips
    • Social Media1. Networking2. Reputational Tool3. Great info source
    • Takecontrolof youronlinebrand
    • Use the same name, picture andbiographic info in your job search --social media profiles, resume, email,job applications, etc.
    • Research and followyour targetcompanies on socialmedia Connect with recruiters and employees at those companies
    • Cleared Job FairsMay 8, Crystal CityJune 6, Tysons CornerRob Rigginsrriggins@ClearedJobs.Net