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The Wounded Warrior                                        Internet Tools  Mentor Program                          Wounded...
The Wounded Warrior                      More Internet Tools  Mentor Program                                    Military.c...
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The Wounded Warrior                                             More Internet Tools  Mentor Program Local Veteran Employme...
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The Wounded Warrior                             More Internet Tools  Mentor Program       Search for careers   My Next Mov...
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The Wounded Warrior                      More Internet Tools  Mentor Program                                Virtual TAP   ...
The Wounded Warrior                      More Internet Tools  Mentor Program                      National Resource Direct...
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The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                 Make connections/build your network                  Connect with mili...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                 To sign up: www.Linkedin.com                 Help center: https://help...
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The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                 Create an account on Linkedin                 Assist your wounded warr...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                          Headline                      Fill out Employment            ...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                      Customize your profile URL                          Add Sections ...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program               Carefully craft your Summary and Specialties               Use keywords ...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program         Import          email        contacts         People You May Know             ...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                      Use the Search Box to find…                         ‘People’ (rec...
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The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program         Industry:          Logistics                      Use Past                    ...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                                            Home                      Jobs You May Be  ...
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The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                                                   Groups            Click on ‘Jobs’ ta...
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The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                Search on keywords to find profiles                Research those profi...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                                                       Skills              Research ‘Sk...
The Wounded Warrior  Mentor Program                              Skills     Related skills                      Related Co...
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WWMP Mentor Job Search Training 1.28.12

  1. 1. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Carl Savino Carl @CorporateGray.com Karin Durkee Karin@CorporateGray.com 1
  2. 2. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 2
  3. 3. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 3
  4. 4. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 4
  5. 5. The Wounded Warrior Internet Tools Mentor Program Wounded Warrior Mentor Program www.wpwoundedwarriormentorprogram.com Job Fairs Job OpportunitiesJob/Training Programs Job Websites 5
  6. 6. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Military.com Veteran Career Network benefits.military.com/vcn/search.do Search for fellow veterans to connect with 6
  7. 7. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program TurboTap.org Tools and Resources Job Search Tools 7
  8. 8. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Local Veteran Employment Representative LVER/DVOP Locator Disabled Veterans Outreach Program dvoplverlocator.nvti.ucdenver.edu/default.aspx 8
  9. 9. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Search by location, company or job title Veterans.jobs Search by occupationcode or title Also lists many Career Resources 9
  10. 10. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Search for careers My Next Move for Veterans www.mynextmove.org/vets Interest Survey 10
  11. 11. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Wounded Warrior Project Warriors to Work www.woundedwarriorproject.org/programs /warriors-to-work.aspx Partners with CareerBuilder.com for their job bank for Wounded Warriors To access, register with the WWP Alumni or Family Support program 11
  12. 12. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program Virtual TAP www.virtualtap.org 12
  13. 13. The Wounded Warrior More Internet Tools Mentor Program National Resource Directory -Employment www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/ employment Transition information Support & information for wounded warriors 13
  14. 14. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 14
  15. 15. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Make connections/build your network Connect with military colleagues, company recruiters, industry leaders Find job listings Research companies/employers Build a personal brand Recruiters are using it! 15
  16. 16. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program To sign up: www.Linkedin.com Help center: https://help.linkedin.com 16
  17. 17. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 17
  18. 18. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Create an account on Linkedin Assist your wounded warrior in creating an account Build complete profiles on both accounts 18
  19. 19. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Headline Fill out Employment & Education completely Get recommendations 19
  20. 20. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Customize your profile URL Add Sections Summary box is your personal elevator pitch 20
  21. 21. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Carefully craft your Summary and Specialties Use keywords in the descriptions Emphasize your transferable skills Self-discipline Dedication Leadership Teamwork Technical Training Strong work ethic 21
  22. 22. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Import email contacts People You May Know Add Connections Search for Colleagues (current and past) Search for Classmates (where they work, live, what they do) 22
  23. 23. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Use the Search Box to find… ‘People’ (recruiters, employees) ‘Updates’ (see what your connections are doing) ‘Jobs’ (job listings) ‘Companies’ (research before you meet with them) ‘Groups’ (join groups!) Use Advanced Searches for filters 23
  24. 24. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Results Current Search forCompany people by Company 24
  25. 25. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Industry: Logistics Use Past Company filter to find fellow veterans Past Company: US Army 25
  26. 26. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Home Jobs You May Be Interested In Groups You May Like Companies You May Want to Follow 26
  27. 27. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Jobs Jobs You May Be Interested In Based on your profile and keywords Browse the suggestions Search for job listings – use advanced filters 27
  28. 28. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Jobs Save, share, and apply for jobs 28
  29. 29. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Groups Groups You May Like Join and participate in groups in your industry Check the ‘Jobs’ section of most groups 29
  30. 30. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Search Groups Groups Search Groups for the Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Group 30
  31. 31. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Groups Click on ‘Join Group’ Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Group 31
  32. 32. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Groups Click on ‘Jobs’ tab to view Job Discussions 32
  33. 33. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Groups Join WWMP Mentors subgroup Send a message that you are a mentor with the program 33
  34. 34. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Group Search: “electronics Groups technician” 34
  35. 35. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Group Search: “hire veterans” Groups Job Search Groups for Veterans HireVets, Veterans2Work, Hire Military, Veteran, Veterans Hired, Veteran Job Opportunities… 35
  36. 36. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Search on keywords to find profiles Research those profiles See what jobs they’ve held See what education they’ve completed See what groups they’ve joined Reach out to new connections Look for the Openlink badge (more open to being contacted) See if you have something in common 36
  37. 37. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Skills Research ‘Skills’ under the ‘More’ tab 37
  38. 38. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Skills Related skills Related Companies People Jobs 38
  39. 39. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program Upgrade Upgrade to a Job Seeker account Add a Job Seeker Badge to your profile Get detailed salary information on jobs Move to the top of the list as a Featured Applicant Contact people directly with inmail Get full list of who’s viewed your profile 39
  40. 40. The Wounded Warrior Mentor Program 40
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