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Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers
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Proven Steps for Job Search Success for Boomers

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How to find a job in a tough economy for Boomers.

How to find a job in a tough economy for Boomers.

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  • 1. Proven Steps to Job Search Success Phil Chipouras
  • 2. Keys to Job Search Success <ul><li>Determine your value proposition </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing plan </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding the hiring process </li></ul><ul><li>Measurements and benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with others </li></ul>
  • 3. Understand Today’s Work Environment <ul><li>Trends </li></ul><ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities </li></ul>
  • 4. Determine Your Professional Objective <ul><li>Defines what you want to do </li></ul><ul><li>Gives direction to your search </li></ul><ul><li>Forms the core of your marketing plan </li></ul><ul><li>Provides an opportunity to explore your options </li></ul><ul><li>Is easily understood and focused </li></ul>
  • 5. Create Your Communication Strategy <ul><li>Your exit statement </li></ul><ul><li>Your positioning statement </li></ul><ul><li>Your accomplishment statements </li></ul><ul><li>Your resume </li></ul>
  • 6. Determine Your Target Market <ul><li>Design a clear, logical and practical definition of your target market </li></ul><ul><li>Establish criteria to prioritize your target organizations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographic location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry or type of organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Size of organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization culture </li></ul></ul>
  • 7. Research Marketplace Information <ul><li>Identify appropriate target organization </li></ul><ul><li>Understand what is happening in your target marketplace </li></ul><ul><li>Uncover the activities your target organizations are involved in </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the right people to talk to </li></ul>
  • 8. Networking <ul><li>Locate and talk with the hiring managers inside your targeted organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a sustained, focused communication effort </li></ul><ul><li>Increase your visibility </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to gather information </li></ul>
  • 9. Conduct Informational Interviews <ul><li>Uncover the needs of the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Position your qualifications as a solution to these needs </li></ul><ul><li>Explore possibilities </li></ul>
  • 10. Utilize as Many Methods of Search as Possible <ul><li>Search firms </li></ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Contract agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul>
  • 11. Interview <ul><li>Position your skill, talents and experience as a solution to the hiring manger’s challenges </li></ul><ul><li>Cultivate offers by helping the hiring manager see you in a particular role </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiate </li></ul>
  • 12. Transitioning into the New Position <ul><li>Plan your entry into the new organization </li></ul><ul><li>Increases the likelihood that you will succeed </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to build your reputation </li></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>Phil Chipouras </li></ul><ul><li>phil@ whatsnextconsulting.net </li></ul><ul><li>303-565-1521 </li></ul>

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