Introducing

The Job Hunting Workshop

1

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.c...
The Job Hunting Handbook

What we’re about to learn
•
•
•
•
•
•

Three things every hiring manager wants
to know about you...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #1

Welcome to
the American
Job Market

3

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How jobs are created
32% Growth

68% Replacement

4

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Will there be a job for you?

5

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Part #2

What kind of
work would you
like to do?

6

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Why it’s important to select
your own occupation

7

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Six easy ways to choose
an occupation

8

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Part #3

Three things
every hiring manager
wants to know
about you

9

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#1 Show you can learn the
job quickly.

10

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#2 Show that you will do the work.

11

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#3 Show that you are cooperative.

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Now for some good news!

13

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Part #4

How to write a
powerful resume

14

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What is a resume?

15

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What can you do with a resume?

16

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Most resumes include
the following topics
• Your contact information
• Your job objective
• Your...
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Your contact information

Chris E. Hiremenow
3 Gimmeachance Road
Anytown, US 00000
111/222-3333 ...
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Your job objective

Work Objective
Seeking full-time position as a Cabinetmaker

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Your education

Education
9/2008 Certificate, Tiger Maple Institute, Anytown, US 00000
Cabinetry...
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Your work experience

Work Experience
6/2008-Present
Assistant, Woody”s Workshop, Anytown, US 00...
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List the job duties and
requirements

• Tools
• Measure, mark and draw
• Build and Fabricate
• I...
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Add your accomplishments

Tools Operated
•

2,000+ hours of experience with table saws, band saw...
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Personal information

Personal
Reliable, good sense of humor, loves the work

24

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Part #5

Thirteen proven
ways to get a job
interview

25

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#1 Talk to your friends and relatives

26

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#2 Twitter or email your other friends

27

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#3 Connect with your connectors

28

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#4 Facebook and LinkedIn

29

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#5 Check the employment pages of
your favorite companies

30

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#6 Answer some help wanted ads

31

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#7 Send a letter and ask for
a job interview

32

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#8 Call the hiring manager
and ask for a job interview

33

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#9 Look for “Now Hiring” Signs

34

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#10 Attend a job fair

35

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#11 Sign up with a temp agency

36

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#12 Visit your school’s
career center

37

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#13 Visit your state’s One-Stop
Career Center

38

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #6

How to write a
better cover letter

39

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The goal of a cover letter is to
get a job interview

40

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AIDA is the secret to a great letter
•
•
•
•

41

Attention
Interest
Desire
Action

© Copyright ...
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Attention
Grab the manager’s attention in the very first sentence of
your letter. Tell him or he...
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Interest
Capture the manager’s interest by explaining what makes
you special.

43

© Copyright 2...
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Desire
Every hiring manager wants to know three things about
you. Build a desire to interview yo...
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Action
Ask for the interview.

45

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #7

Be prepared for
the hiring
manager’s phone
call

46

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Telephone talking tips

47

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What kind of questions will the
manager ask?

48

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Part #8

Find three people
who will give you
a “positive
recommendation”

49

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Who should you offer as
references?

50

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Should you ask before offering
someone’s name as a reference?

51

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The Job Hunting Handbook

What’s the best way to ask someone
to be your work reference?

52

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+C...
The Job Hunting Handbook

What if you your old boss won’t
give you a good recommendation?

53

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #9

Introducing the
job application

54

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The Job Hunting Handbook

The job application has five
main parts
• The job you want and your availability
• Your work his...
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#1 The first part in a job
application asks about the job
you want.

56

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The Job Hunting Handbook

#2 The job application asks about
your work history.

57

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#3 The job application asks about
your education and training.

58

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The Job Hunting Handbook

#4 The job application
asks for the names of
three references.

59

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The Job Hunting Handbook

#5 Finally the job
application asks you
to read a closing
statement.

60

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #10

How to dress for
a job interview

61

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The Job Hunting Handbook

Get a good nights sleep. Tired
people look sickly. Sick people
miss lots of work.

62

© Copyrig...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Dress in the
clothes you would
wear on the job.

63

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. A...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Avoid loud fashion and excessive
jewelry. It’s a sign that you need
lots of attention.

64

© Co...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Shine your shoes.
It says that you are a meticulous
worker who pays
attention to
details.

65

©...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Smile. Smile big. It’s the most
important thing in your wardrobe.

66

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstr...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #11

How to ace your
job interview

67

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The Job Hunting Handbook

All interviews are different. Each
manager has his or her own style.

68

© Copyright 2010, Dahl...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Let’s put on a show

69

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The Job Hunting Handbook

What kind of questions does the manag
expect you to ask?

70

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Compan...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Be prepared to ask a few
questions during your interview.

71

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Compa...
The Job Hunting Handbook

How will you know when the
interview is over?

72

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #12

Four things to do
once your interview
Is over

73

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The Job Hunting Handbook

#1 Send a thank-you note.

74

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. ww...
The Job Hunting Handbook

#2 Mail the manager a special letter

75

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights r...
The Job Hunting Handbook

#3 Call the manager to see if
you got the job.

76

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. Al...
The Job Hunting Handbook

#4 If you didn’t get the job, stay in
touch with the hiring manager.

77

© Copyright 2010, Dahl...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Part #13

3 important
final tips

78

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The Job Hunting Handbook

#1 Getting a good job takes
work, make sure you apply
to five companies every day.

79

© Copyri...
The Job Hunting Handbook

#2 Sell yourself.
Become the solution to the
hiring manager’s needs.

80

© Copyright 2010, Dahl...
The Job Hunting Handbook

#3 Include a good mix of small,
medium, and large companies.

81

© Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Co...
The Job Hunting Handbook

Good Luck!
—Harry Dahlstrom

82

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    1. 1. Introducing The Job Hunting Workshop 1 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    2. 2. The Job Hunting Handbook What we’re about to learn • • • • • • Three things every hiring manager wants to know about you How to write a powerful resume Thirteen proven ways to get a job interview How to impress a hiring manager How to ace your job interview And a whole lot more 2 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    3. 3. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #1 Welcome to the American Job Market 3 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    4. 4. The Job Hunting Handbook How jobs are created 32% Growth 68% Replacement 4 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    5. 5. The Job Hunting Handbook Will there be a job for you? 5 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    6. 6. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #2 What kind of work would you like to do? 6 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    7. 7. The Job Hunting Handbook Why it’s important to select your own occupation 7 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    8. 8. The Job Hunting Handbook Six easy ways to choose an occupation 8 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    9. 9. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #3 Three things every hiring manager wants to know about you 9 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    10. 10. The Job Hunting Handbook #1 Show you can learn the job quickly. 10 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    11. 11. The Job Hunting Handbook #2 Show that you will do the work. 11 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    12. 12. The Job Hunting Handbook #3 Show that you are cooperative. 12 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    13. 13. The Job Hunting Handbook Now for some good news! 13 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    14. 14. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #4 How to write a powerful resume 14 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    15. 15. The Job Hunting Handbook What is a resume? 15 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    16. 16. The Job Hunting Handbook What can you do with a resume? 16 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    17. 17. The Job Hunting Handbook Most resumes include the following topics • Your contact information • Your job objective • Your education • Your work history • The job duties • Your accomplishments • Personal information is optional 17 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    18. 18. The Job Hunting Handbook Your contact information Chris E. Hiremenow 3 Gimmeachance Road Anytown, US 00000 111/222-3333 chris@spinalfusion.com 18 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    19. 19. The Job Hunting Handbook Your job objective Work Objective Seeking full-time position as a Cabinetmaker 19 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    20. 20. The Job Hunting Handbook Your education Education 9/2008 Certificate, Tiger Maple Institute, Anytown, US 00000 Cabinetry Design, Materials, Assembly, Installation, Tools 20 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    21. 21. The Job Hunting Handbook Your work experience Work Experience 6/2008-Present Assistant, Woody”s Workshop, Anytown, US 00000 Helped plan, build, and install more than 20 custom-built projects 21 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    22. 22. The Job Hunting Handbook List the job duties and requirements • Tools • Measure, mark and draw • Build and Fabricate • Install 22 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    23. 23. The Job Hunting Handbook Add your accomplishments Tools Operated • 2,000+ hours of experience with table saws, band saws, routers, shapers, dovetail jigs, mortisers, drill presses, sanders, hand planes, scrapers, chisels Measured, Marked & Helped Draw • Compiled specifications for a custom-built desk for a CEO • Modified blueprints for a 2,500 sq/ft retail showroom • Drew plans to create a reproduction of the Lincoln Bed Helped Fabricate • Built 90 linear feet of raised-panel wainscoting for courthouse • Constructed 375 sq/ft home office with built-in desks, storage • Assembled 288 sq/ft hospital intensive-care nursing station Helped Install 23 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    24. 24. The Job Hunting Handbook Personal information Personal Reliable, good sense of humor, loves the work 24 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    25. 25. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #5 Thirteen proven ways to get a job interview 25 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    26. 26. The Job Hunting Handbook #1 Talk to your friends and relatives 26 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    27. 27. The Job Hunting Handbook #2 Twitter or email your other friends 27 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    28. 28. The Job Hunting Handbook #3 Connect with your connectors 28 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    29. 29. The Job Hunting Handbook #4 Facebook and LinkedIn 29 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    30. 30. The Job Hunting Handbook #5 Check the employment pages of your favorite companies 30 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    31. 31. The Job Hunting Handbook #6 Answer some help wanted ads 31 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    32. 32. The Job Hunting Handbook #7 Send a letter and ask for a job interview 32 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    33. 33. The Job Hunting Handbook #8 Call the hiring manager and ask for a job interview 33 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    34. 34. The Job Hunting Handbook #9 Look for “Now Hiring” Signs 34 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    35. 35. The Job Hunting Handbook #10 Attend a job fair 35 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    36. 36. The Job Hunting Handbook #11 Sign up with a temp agency 36 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    37. 37. The Job Hunting Handbook #12 Visit your school’s career center 37 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    38. 38. The Job Hunting Handbook #13 Visit your state’s One-Stop Career Center 38 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    39. 39. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #6 How to write a better cover letter 39 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    40. 40. The Job Hunting Handbook The goal of a cover letter is to get a job interview 40 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    41. 41. The Job Hunting Handbook AIDA is the secret to a great letter • • • • 41 Attention Interest Desire Action © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    42. 42. The Job Hunting Handbook Attention Grab the manager’s attention in the very first sentence of your letter. Tell him or her why you are writing. 42 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    43. 43. The Job Hunting Handbook Interest Capture the manager’s interest by explaining what makes you special. 43 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    44. 44. The Job Hunting Handbook Desire Every hiring manager wants to know three things about you. Build a desire to interview you. 44 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    45. 45. The Job Hunting Handbook Action Ask for the interview. 45 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    46. 46. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #7 Be prepared for the hiring manager’s phone call 46 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    47. 47. The Job Hunting Handbook Telephone talking tips 47 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    48. 48. The Job Hunting Handbook What kind of questions will the manager ask? 48 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    49. 49. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #8 Find three people who will give you a “positive recommendation” 49 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    50. 50. The Job Hunting Handbook Who should you offer as references? 50 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    51. 51. The Job Hunting Handbook Should you ask before offering someone’s name as a reference? 51 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    52. 52. The Job Hunting Handbook What’s the best way to ask someone to be your work reference? 52 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    53. 53. The Job Hunting Handbook What if you your old boss won’t give you a good recommendation? 53 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    54. 54. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #9 Introducing the job application 54 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    55. 55. The Job Hunting Handbook The job application has five main parts • The job you want and your availability • Your work history • Your work education • Your references • Your signature 55 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    56. 56. The Job Hunting Handbook #1 The first part in a job application asks about the job you want. 56 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    57. 57. The Job Hunting Handbook #2 The job application asks about your work history. 57 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    58. 58. The Job Hunting Handbook #3 The job application asks about your education and training. 58 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    59. 59. The Job Hunting Handbook #4 The job application asks for the names of three references. 59 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    60. 60. The Job Hunting Handbook #5 Finally the job application asks you to read a closing statement. 60 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    61. 61. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #10 How to dress for a job interview 61 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    62. 62. The Job Hunting Handbook Get a good nights sleep. Tired people look sickly. Sick people miss lots of work. 62 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    63. 63. The Job Hunting Handbook Dress in the clothes you would wear on the job. 63 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    64. 64. The Job Hunting Handbook Avoid loud fashion and excessive jewelry. It’s a sign that you need lots of attention. 64 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    65. 65. The Job Hunting Handbook Shine your shoes. It says that you are a meticulous worker who pays attention to details. 65 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    66. 66. The Job Hunting Handbook Smile. Smile big. It’s the most important thing in your wardrobe. 66 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    67. 67. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #11 How to ace your job interview 67 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    68. 68. The Job Hunting Handbook All interviews are different. Each manager has his or her own style. 68 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    69. 69. The Job Hunting Handbook Let’s put on a show 69 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    70. 70. The Job Hunting Handbook What kind of questions does the manag expect you to ask? 70 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    71. 71. The Job Hunting Handbook Be prepared to ask a few questions during your interview. 71 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    72. 72. The Job Hunting Handbook How will you know when the interview is over? 72 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    73. 73. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #12 Four things to do once your interview Is over 73 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    74. 74. The Job Hunting Handbook #1 Send a thank-you note. 74 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    75. 75. The Job Hunting Handbook #2 Mail the manager a special letter 75 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    76. 76. The Job Hunting Handbook #3 Call the manager to see if you got the job. 76 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    77. 77. The Job Hunting Handbook #4 If you didn’t get the job, stay in touch with the hiring manager. 77 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    78. 78. The Job Hunting Handbook Part #13 3 important final tips 78 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    79. 79. The Job Hunting Handbook #1 Getting a good job takes work, make sure you apply to five companies every day. 79 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    80. 80. The Job Hunting Handbook #2 Sell yourself. Become the solution to the hiring manager’s needs. 80 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    81. 81. The Job Hunting Handbook #3 Include a good mix of small, medium, and large companies. 81 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    82. 82. The Job Hunting Handbook Good Luck! —Harry Dahlstrom 82 © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
    83. 83. The Job Hunting Handbook © 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No part of this document may be reproduced without the express written permission of Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. www.DahlstromCo.com 800.222.0009 Written by Harry Dahlstrom PowerPoint by Kyle Hawkes Photography © Getty Images, iStockPhoto © © Copyright 2010, Dahlstrom+Company, Inc. All rights reserved. www.DahlstromCo.com
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