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    • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Internet All the Tools for Your Job Search Tina Holt, SPHR BalanceWorks, LLC
    • Economic Situations Come and Go
      • Today’s Job Market
      • Target your search
      • Role of the Resume
      • Follow ups
      • “Perpetual” Job Search
    • There May be Many Applicants
      • But are they qualified?
    • Targeting Your Search
      • Evaluate your skills and needs
        • Know your capabilities and preferences
        • Relocate? Travel? Night shift? Number of hours?
        • Focus your efforts on industry, job or company
        • Be realistic
    • Considerations
      • Economic and personal
      • Evaluate Opportunity
        • Advancement? Training? Exposure?
      • Perks
        • Discounts, casual dress, proximity
    • Sources
      • Original
      • Classifieds
      • Recruiters
      • Party Chat
      • Networking Event
      • 2010
      • Job Boards
      • Linked In
      • Twitter
      • Virtual network
    • The New Role of the Resume
      • Contact info current and appropriate
      • Use of keywords – verbs, titles
      • System-friendly
      • Pass the Quick Glance test
      • Tailor to the job description when possible
      • Refresh every 45 days or so
    • On Line Applications
      • Upload resume
      • Input application comments/info
      • Certify – electronic signature
      • Automated “black box” (scoring, yes/no, etc.)
    • Online Resources
      • .jobs for new graduates
      • Indeed.com
      • Monster.com
      • Al.com (same as classifieds)
      • Specialized industry interest websites (ex., project management)
    • Employer Job Boards
      • Static Announcements vs. Online Application
      • Notice deadlines
      • Prequalification
      • May be easier to submit subsequent applications; be selective
    • Linked In
      • Create a profile
      • Connect to colleagues, acquaintances
      • Update with projects, associations, etc.
      • Used by recruiters to identify talent
    • Twitter
      • Job boards
      • Desired employers
      • Trade/industry groups
      • Thought leaders in your field
      • Others can view who you’re following
    • Follow-Ups
      • Use the initial method of contact
      • If online, check your status – may be updated
      • All interactions are “interviews”
    • Rock, Paper, Scissors, Internet
      • Targeting your search
      • Role of the Resume
      • Online Applications
      • Follow Ups
      • DETERMINATION