Career Prep Workshop Fall 2010  Please Welcome Our Speakers: Brook Luedke of Hyatt Hotels & Tony Espinosa of J. Alexander’...
The Right Way to Be Picky Targeted Interviewing - Pages 5-6 <ul><li>Select your city </li></ul><ul><li>Gather company cont...
Do Your Homework How To Research a Company - Page 9 <ul><li>Is it a good match? </li></ul><ul><li>Discover new career poss...
The Art of The Interview First & Second Interview - Pages 11-25 <ul><li>Prepare, prepare, prepare! </li></ul><ul><li>Prese...
15 Knockout Factors Page 22 <ul><li>Lack of career planning </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of field knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Po...
Out of the Office,  Under the Microscope Dos and Don’ts for Professional Encounters - Page 23  <ul><li>Maintain your profe...
That Suit Suits You! Clothing & Grooming for Men & Women - Pages 29-42  <ul><li>Conservative doesn’t mean boring, it means...
You’ve Got Mail ...To Send Resumes & Business Letters - Pages 45-59 <ul><li>Conciseness  is golden. </li></ul><ul><li>Be c...
Resume Examples Exhibit I - Pages 56-57
Resume Examples Exhibit I - Pages 58-59
Thank You for Attending the 2010 Career Prep Workshop! “If you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happe...
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This is a presentation aid that acts as a companion to the 60-page Workshop booklet I edited and revised for the event I coordinated in 2010.

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Career Prep Workshop Outline

  1. 1. Career Prep Workshop Fall 2010 Please Welcome Our Speakers: Brook Luedke of Hyatt Hotels & Tony Espinosa of J. Alexander’s Dedman School of Hospitality Presents:
  2. 2. The Right Way to Be Picky Targeted Interviewing - Pages 5-6 <ul><li>Select your city </li></ul><ul><li>Gather company contact info </li></ul><ul><li>Send Letter of Interest </li></ul><ul><li>Follow-up Phone Call </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do Your Homework How To Research a Company - Page 9 <ul><li>Is it a good match? </li></ul><ul><li>Discover new career possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Build background knowledge for interview </li></ul><ul><li>Gain industry perspective </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Art of The Interview First & Second Interview - Pages 11-25 <ul><li>Prepare, prepare, prepare! </li></ul><ul><li>Present the best version of yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready for all interview styles </li></ul><ul><li>Stay on guard against ‘Illegal questions’ </li></ul><ul><li>The interview is over, now what? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 15 Knockout Factors Page 22 <ul><li>Lack of career planning </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of field knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Poor communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Not prepared for interview </li></ul><ul><li>Interest not genuine </li></ul><ul><li>Unwilling to relocate </li></ul><ul><li>No enthusiasm </li></ul><ul><li>Overbearing or conceited </li></ul><ul><li>Too money conscious </li></ul><ul><li>No or poor questions </li></ul><ul><li>Unrealistic expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Evasive and makes excuses </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of maturity and poise </li></ul><ul><li>Poor appearance, sloppy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Out of the Office, Under the Microscope Dos and Don’ts for Professional Encounters - Page 23 <ul><li>Maintain your professionalism everywhere! </li></ul><ul><li>Visiting Companies </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Trade Shows </li></ul><ul><li>Internship EXPO </li></ul><ul><li>Career Fair </li></ul>
  7. 7. That Suit Suits You! Clothing & Grooming for Men & Women - Pages 29-42 <ul><li>Conservative doesn’t mean boring, it means polished and professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Make the most of your wardrobe. </li></ul><ul><li>Know corporate culture for each company. </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your wardrobe fits your body and your personality! </li></ul>
  8. 8. You’ve Got Mail ...To Send Resumes & Business Letters - Pages 45-59 <ul><li>Conciseness is golden. </li></ul><ul><li>Be conscious of existing standards for content and layout. </li></ul><ul><li>Check yourself, make a list of points to include and reference it before you send your letters! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Resume Examples Exhibit I - Pages 56-57
  10. 10. Resume Examples Exhibit I - Pages 58-59
  11. 11. Thank You for Attending the 2010 Career Prep Workshop! “If you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen.” -Conan O’Brien

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