Handy Tips for Job Seekers


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Woj Kwasi provides some useful tips for people who are looking for work.

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Handy Tips for Job Seekers

  1. 1. HANDY Tipsfor Job Seekerspresented by Woj Kwasi
  2. 2. Woj KWASIHello, my name isWojciech Kwasniewski15 years workexperience
  3. 3. KWASI STUDIOS BeginsStarted in 2011● SEO● Web Strategy1 Employee
  4. 4. KWASI STUDIOS GROWsOpened Modburyoffice in Sep 2012Hired 2 Employees
  5. 5. KWASI STUDIOS TodayToday we have 5 employeesInbound Marketing & Content Strategy
  6. 6. IDEAS TO HELP YOUWhen YoureLooking For Work
  7. 7. Dont Just ApplyEnsure that the position you apply for is onethat you wantRemember:Youll be spending1/3 of your life at work
  8. 8. ReSearch the CompanyFind out who you will be working for/withThe cultureKey personnelSources: company’s recent news,blog posts, product launches, plans
  9. 9. Attention to DetailRead the application carefullyLook out for extra requirements
  10. 10. Short & conciseAttention grabbingCover Letter
  11. 11. Simplify Your ResumeStand out at a glanceDont just list your skillsEmployers are busy
  12. 12. Use Dear Sir/Madam aslast resortYoure dealing with...real peoplePersonalise
  13. 13. Follow UpCall/EmailEstablish rapportMake youmemorable
  14. 14. Show Extra InteresTAttend eventsOffer to volunteerDo somethingunexpected
  15. 15. STand Out From The Crowd
  16. 16. Make a Videohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3nqN_ADlTM
  17. 17. Make a SlideShowhttp://www.slideshare.net/EmilandDC/how-i-landed-a-job-with-slideshare
  18. 18. Use the Web / Social Mediahttp://mashable.com/2011/06/16/creative-resume-designs/
  19. 19. Interview: Ask Great QuestionsAbout the companyAbout the roleThe most important thing you must do in every interview is to ask greatquestions.http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130606153931-15077789-the-1-thing-you-must-do-in-every-job-interview
  20. 20. Example Questions To Ask1) Who would make the ideal candidate for this position?2) How will the work I’ll be doing contribute to the organization’s mission?3) What were the best things about the last person who held this position?4) What are three ways I can contribute to the company beyond the job description?5) How can I best contribute to the department’s goals?6) How do you see me best contributing to the corporate culture and morale?7) What do you see as the biggest challenges of working here and how can I overcome thosechallenges?8) What is your vision for where the company or department will be in one year? In 3-5 years?9) How can I best help you and the team succeed?
  21. 21. Looking for work?ResearchPersonaliseBe CuriousStand OutNever Give Up!
  22. 22. Thank You@WojKwasi/KwasiStudioskwasistudios.comAny questions?