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Tips to get a job

  1. 1. Tips to be hired in your dreamed jobRobert Brunet Page 1 of 26
  2. 2. I am the best for this joband I will show itRobert Brunet Page 2 of 26
  3. 3. Case studyHello! I am Mickael Ozgen the Project Director of AEGEE-Europe.I am looking for a candidate to be the new project managerof a European project.The position will be for one of you.Robert Brunet Page 3 of 26
  4. 4. Job offer Requeriments We are looking for motivated and commercially minded individuals with the ambition to become successful business professionals in a global organization. Your profile should include: - Bachelor degree or Master degree. - Fluent English (obligatory). - German and french (optional). - Excellent communications and inter-personal skills with a desire to work in a people-oriented environment.Robert Brunet Page 4 of 26
  5. 5. Where is the problem ??? 1 job offer = 1000 people appliesRobert Brunet Page 5 of 26
  6. 6. Recruitment filter procedure People with not degree 1st Filter People with not English 1000 Computer Algorithm 75% People with no experien ... 250 2nd Filter Phone Interview 75% 3rd Filter 60 HR Interview 50% 4th Filter 30 Technical Interview 80% 6 5th Filter 1Robert Brunet Page 6 of 26
  7. 7. Be ready to pass the filterand get a jobRobert Brunet Page 7 of 26
  8. 8. Steps to get a job Yes Yes Yes 4th Filter 1st Filter 2nd Filter 2nd Filter YesRobert Brunet Page 8 of 26
  9. 9. Prepare your StuffBefore · Paper Curriculum Vitae (CV) · Paper Cover Letter · Paper Recommended LetterNow · Electronic Curriculum Vitae (CV) · Electronic Cover Letter · Electronic Recommended Letter · LinkedIn User · Video CVRobert Brunet Page 9 of 26
  10. 10. Curriculum Vitae (CV)Info recommend Europass Brunet Page 10 of 26
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  15. 15. Example Curriculum Vitae (CV)Robert Brunet Page 15 of 26
  16. 16. Cover letterAlso known as motivation letter.It is a way of introducing yourself as a potential employer for a the desired position.Robert Brunet Page 16 of 26
  17. 17. Recommendation letter•Letters of recommendation are typically related toemployment, admissions to institutions of higher education orscholarship eligibility.•The recommendation letter can be done by some of yourprofessors or bosses.•In this letter the writer assesses the qualities, characteristics,and capabilities of the person being recommended in terms ofthat individual’s ability to perform a particular task or function.Robert Brunet Page 17 of 26
  18. 18. LinkedIn User•LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site.• LinkedIn with 135 million user is one of the best ways to be connectedwith companies and find a job.www.linedin.comRobert Brunet Page 18 of 26
  19. 19. How to make a LinkedIn Profile?1. Go to www.linedin.com2. Join LinkedIn Today3. Create your profile Name 4 Headline Location & Industry Summary Experience Honors and Awards Publications 5 Skills & Expertise Education Recommendations Additinal Information Personal Information• Add Contacts• Add GroupsRobert Brunet Page 19 of 26
  20. 20. Video CVRobert Brunet Page 20 of 26
  21. 21. PowerPoint CVRobert Brunet Page 21 of 26
  22. 22. They consider that I ampotential candidate…They will interview me…Robert Brunet Page 22 of 26
  23. 23. How to practise a interview3 types of interviews · Telephone Interviews · HR Interviews · Technical InterviewsRobert Brunet Page 23 of 26
  24. 24. Telephone Interview• They are real interviews held over the phone rather than face-to-face.• You will usually be interviewed by a member of the graduate recruitment orHR team.• A telephone interview will usually be given to candidates who havepassed the online application and/or psychometric teststage of the graduaterecruitment process and is used to sift out applicants to be invited to a face-to-face interview or assessment centre.Tips •Keep a copy of your application and information on the company handy, plus a pen and notepad to take notes. •Before the call, make a list of your USPs (unique selling points): •Dont just read out your notes as this will sound stilted. •It’s useful to have a glass of water to hand during a phone interview •Over the phone you have to show this by the occasional "OK", "uh-huh", "I see", "I understand", "yes" or similar interjections. •Listen very carefully to the interviewer and try to answer with a lively tone of voice. Speak clearly and not too fast. •Immediately after the interview, write down the questions you were asked and any ways in which you could have improved your responses.Robert Brunet Page 24 of 26
  25. 25. The 10 most common questions1. Why do you want this job?3. Have you got any questions?5. Describe a situation in which you lead a team.7. Describe a situation where you worked in a team9. What do you expect to be doing in 5 years time?11.What are your weaknesses?13.Who else have you applied to/got interviews with?15.Why did you choose your university and what factors influenced your choice17.What are your strengths?19. What has been your greatest achievement?Robert Brunet Page 25 of 26
  26. 26. I get a job I will have towork hard…Robert Brunet Page 26 of 26