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Esgr workshop

  1. 1. Missouri Career Centers Additional Support Provided By
  2. 2. Program Overview • Martin PayneService – Missouri Career Centers Veteran Programs • Frank Alaniz – Job Readiness Training (JRT)2/1/2012 2
  3. 3. MCC Services • Next Generation Career CentersService • Workshops – Resume – Interviewing – More…. • Skill Based Training Possibilities • On-The-Job Training Program • Veteran Services • Job Seeker Services2/1/2012 3
  4. 4. Veteran Services • Counseling through case management;Service • Job Development; • Testing; • Transitional assistance to separating service members; • Identification of employment and training opportunities and direct referrals to jobs; • Monitoring job listings from federal contractors to ensure eligible veterans get priority referrals to these jobs; • Monitoring Missouri Career Centers to ensure priority of service to veterans; • Monitoring federal department and agency vacancy listings; and • Referral screening of complaints from veterans regarding observance of veterans preference in federal hiring to the Director of Employment and Training Service.2/1/2012 4
  5. 5. Additional Programs • USERRAService • Veterans Priority of Service • Gold Star • Show Me Heroes2/1/2012 5
  6. 6. Part One ~ Skills • Military Crosswalk • Skills Gap AnalysisSkills • Using Google for Effective Job Searches2/1/2012 6
  7. 7. Branding Part 2 • 30 Second Resume Test • Resume Review • Cover Letter Review • Understanding Job Postings • Social Media (LinkedIn) • Overcoming Media Hype • Virtual Training via MSCCN2/1/2012 7
  8. 8. Organization Part Three • Organizing Your Job Search • Applicant Tracking Systems • Interviewing 8
  9. 9. Skills Military Skills Crosswalk2/1/2012 9
  10. 10. Skills2/1/2012 10
  11. 11. Skills2/1/2012 11
  12. 12. Skills2/1/2012 12
  13. 13. Skills2/1/2012 13
  14. 14. Skills2/1/2012 14
  15. 15. Skills Skills Match2/1/2012 15
  16. 16. Skills No Match2/1/2012 16
  17. 17. Skills Skills Profiler2/1/2012 17
  18. 18. Skills Understanding Your Skills2/1/2012 18
  19. 19. Skills Browse Occupations2/1/2012 19
  20. 20. Skills Keyword Search2/1/2012 20
  21. 21. Skills Or Select Occupation2/1/2012 21
  22. 22. Skills Select Industry2/1/2012 22
  23. 23. Skills Select Location2/1/2012 23
  24. 24. Skills Select Printer Friendly2/1/2012 24
  25. 25. Skills Occupational Profile2/1/2012 25
  26. 26. Skills Wage Information2/1/2012 26
  27. 27. Skills Employment Trends2/1/2012 27
  28. 28. Skills KSA’s2/1/2012 28
  29. 29. Skills KSA’s2/1/2012 29
  30. 30. Skills Tasks and Activities2/1/2012 30
  31. 31. Skills Occupational Tasks2/1/2012 31
  32. 32. Skills Detailed Work Activities2/1/2012 32
  33. 33. Skills Related Occupations2/1/2012 33
  34. 34. Google Alerts • Secret Stuff: I’ve used Google Alerts most recently toSkills assist an individual with very unique skills. We were able to pull employment posting one to three days prior to the postings appearing on some of the major job boards. This resulted with distinct advantage in the job search process. Google Alerts also pick up openings from Craigslist and many smaller boards, most of which do not show up on the major job boards.2/1/2012 34
  35. 35. Branding Part 2 • 30 Second Resume Test • Resume Review • Cover Letter Review • Understanding Job Postings • Social Media (LinkedIn) • Overcoming Media Hype • Virtual Training via MSCCN2/1/2012 35
  36. 36. Branding 30 Second Resume Test • Take your one of your resumes and fold the name/contact information towards the back of the document (show example) • Fold the employment history section towards the back of the document (show example) • Look at the remaining section of your resume. If I as an employer have only 30 seconds to determine what skills and accomplishments you are bringing to my organization does the remaining section of your resume reflect those skills?2/1/2012 36
  37. 37. Branding Create a Master Resume • Master resumes offer many benefits, including allowing you to store all of the details of your career in one place and helping you organize your job search. If you are interested in making the most of this document, take a look at five ways to write a great one: • A master resume is an amazing tool for helping you to create beautifully tailored resumes (while keeping you organized) as you decide in which direction you want to move in your career. So take advantage of these tips as you work on creating the masterpiece that is your master resume.2/1/2012 37
  38. 38. Branding Resume Guide2/1/2012 38
  39. 39. Branding Summary Statement2/1/2012 39
  40. 40. Branding Accomplishments2/1/2012 40
  41. 41. Branding Skills2/1/2012 41
  42. 42. Branding Experience2/1/2012 42
  43. 43. Branding Education2/1/2012 43
  44. 44. Branding Cover Letter2/1/2012 44
  45. 45. Branding Information2/1/2012 45
  46. 46. Branding Skills2/1/2012 46
  47. 47. Branding Recap2/1/2012 47
  48. 48. Branding Understanding Job Postings • Most Job Posting contain three sections – Company Information: • Overview of the company mission and basic information pertaining to the company goal in hiring a qualified applicant – Job Description: • Overview of the position and some of the day to day job duties for the position the company is trying to fill – Position Requirements: • Qualifications an individual must possess prior to applying for this position2/1/2012 48
  49. 49. Branding Highlight Posting • Read the Job Posting from beginning to end (show example) – From the example provided select and highlight the top ten (10) items from the entire posting that you feel the employer is looking for in a qualified candidate. • Note: These selections from you are subjective and may not reflect 100% of what the employer is looking for. – Now look at your resume…how many of the top ten items that you selected for this position are reflected in your resume and cover letter?2/1/2012 49
  50. 50. Job Posting Read the Job Posting from beginning to end (show example) – From the example provided select and highlight the top ten (10) items from the entire posting that you feel the employer is looking for in a qualified candidate. • Note: These selections from you are subjective and may not reflect 100% of what theBranding employer is looking for. – Now look at your resume…how many of the top ten items that you selected for this position are reflected in your resume and cover letter? Store Clerk General Retail Store is seeking a part time Store Clerk. WWWW employs over 17,500 employees working together to ultimately provide great service to our customers. We offer a variety of employment opportunities ranging from Donut Makers, Store Managers, Gasoline Tanker Drivers and many more. Our philosophy is to reward hard work and performance with advancement opportunities. At WWWW, you’ll be encouraged to develop the skills you need to achieve your goals. Requirements: • Operate standard or specially designed equipments to prepare pizza and bakery food products sold a WWWW stores. • Greets customers and assures that they are promptly served; operates Point-of Sale system to process customer purchase transactions. • Maintains sanitary condition of service and kitchen areas through cleaning food service utensils and equipment used in food preparation and distribution. • Maintains cleanliness and appearance of interior and exterior of store in accordance with established standards. • Responsible for stocking products and providing night/day shift with adequate supplies • Performs other miscellaneous duties • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time and lift up to 50 pounds.2/1/2012 50
  51. 51. Branding Standard Resume Objective: Seeking a Retail Clerk position with a growth-oriented company that offers challenging responsibilities and the potential for advancement. Skills: Excellent attendance record | Willingness to take on additional responsibilities | Strong sense of ethics | Coordinated successful national marketing campaigns Employment History: Value Plus Department Store, Shreveport LA Retail Clerk Handled all customer requests and inquiries. Responsible for arranging store displays of feature merchandise and dressing store windows.2/1/2012 51
  52. 52. Job Posting Read the Job Posting from beginning to end (show example) – From the example provided select and highlight the top ten (10) items from the entire posting that you feel the employer is looking for in a qualified candidate. • Note: These selections from you are subjective and may not reflect 100% of what theBranding employer is looking for. – Now look at your resume…how many of the top ten items that you selected for this position are reflected in your resume and cover letter? Store Clerk General Retail Store is seeking a part time Store Clerk. WWWW employs over 17,500 employees working together to ultimately provide great service to our customers. We offer a variety of employment opportunities ranging from Donut Makers, Store Managers, Gasoline Tanker Drivers and many more. Our philosophy is to reward hard work and performance with advancement opportunities. At WWWW, you’ll be encouraged to develop the skills you need to achieve your goals. Requirements: • Operate standard or specially designed equipments to prepare pizza and bakery food products sold a WWWW stores. • Greets customers and assures that they are promptly served; operates Point-of Sale system to process customer purchase transactions. • Maintains sanitary condition of service and kitchen areas through cleaning food service utensils and equipment used in food preparation and distribution. • Maintains cleanliness and appearance of interior and exterior of store in accordance with established standards. • Responsible for stocking products and providing night/day shift with adequate supplies • Performs other miscellaneous duties • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time and lift up to 50 pounds.2/1/2012 52
  53. 53. Branding New Resume Summary of Qualifications Excellent Customer Services Skills | Knowledge of NCR POS System | Supervisory Skills Multi-Tasking Skills | Inventory Control | Stocking | Merchandising | Accounting Skills Experience Value Plus Department Store, Shreveport LA Retail Clerk Handled all customer requests and inquiries. Insured inventory was properly stocked and maintained quality control of supplies. Operated point of sales system and reconciled end of day receipts. Open and closed store and provided training to new hires.2/1/2012 53
  54. 54. Branding Networking2/1/2012 54
  55. 55. Branding Social Media ~ LinkedIn September 11, 2001  No Facebook  No LinkedIn  No Twitter Facebook 800 million users LinkedIn 125 million users Twitter 100 million users Google+ (Next Gen Site)2/1/2012 55
  56. 56. Branding Social Media FAQ • Facebook ~ #1 Job Search Board • LinkedIn ~ #1 Recruiting Tool • Twitter ~ 54,000 jobs tweeted in 24 hours and 1,840,000 jobs tweeted in 30 days • Google+ ~ Fastest growing social media site with 100 million users and it still in Beta!2/1/2012 56
  57. 57. Branding What Makes Bad LinkedIn Profile 1. An incomplete profile 2. No profile photo, or one that doesnt show your face 3. No website, blog, or Twitter links 4. Profiles that are kept private or choose not to outline the persons name 5. No Connections and Recommendations 6. Obvious lack of interactivity on LinkedIn 7. No LinkedIn groups or use of LinkedIn Applications 8. No Contact Settings or Personal Information2/1/2012 57
  58. 58. Organization Part Three • Applicant Tracking Systems • Interviewing • Organizing Your Job Search • Graduate St. Louis 58
  59. 59. Organization Applicant Tracking Systems • On-Line Job Applications – Understanding – Pitfalls – Tips 59
  60. 60. Organization Organizing Your Job Search • Tools – Job Search Log – Blank Application – Employer Folders – Tip Sheets 60
  61. 61. Organization Job Search Log • www.slideshare.com/slatemcc 61
  62. 62. Organization Blank Application 62
  63. 63. Create a Paper Portfolio byOrganization Employment Opportunity • Job Posting • Job Application (online/paper) • Cover Letter • Resume • Emails ~ Correspondence • Notes ~ Telephone Screening(s) / Interview(s) • Notes ~ In person interview(s) • Follow-up ~ Thank You letters / emails / notes • Networking contacts (Pre & Post) information • Company Research Information • Reference to Professional Portfolio 63
  64. 64. Organization Tip Sheets • Telephone Interview Tips • Behavioral Questions Tips • Traditional Questions Tips • “Worlds Hardest Interview Question” www.slideshare.net/slatemcc 64
  65. 65. Branding Links www.slideshare.net/slatemcc www.facebook.com/slatemcc www.linkedIn.com Groups – SLATEMCC Groups – St Louis Job Angels www.MissouriCareerSource.com 65
  66. 66. Branding Contact • Veteran Programs – Martin Payne • martin.payne@ded.mo.gov • Programs – Frank Alaniz • frank.alaniz@ded.mo.gov • www.linkedIn.com/in/frankalaniz 66

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