What I learned about job search in Canada

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A presentation sharing some of the key things to keep in mind when searching for a job. This is by no means a complete list. These points are just the ones that helped me get through things. Alexander Zagoumenov presented at "Networking for Success" event by CCIS in Calgary.

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What I learned about job search in Canada

  1. 1. What I learned about looking for a job in canada<br />alexanderzagoumenov<br />
  2. 2. Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes<br />Employer’s shoes<br />
  3. 3. be yourself<br />
  4. 4. From your business cards and resume to <br />search engine rankings and profiles on <br />professional social networks<br />Me 2.0 by<br />
  5. 5. Plan, act, check, adjust<br />Planning is good, but doing is what gets you the results<br />
  6. 6. Be in touch with what’s going on in your industry<br />Listen, listen, listen<br />
  7. 7. we’ve come a long way<br />Be proud of what you’ve done.<br />http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=6500920&size=lg<br />
  8. 8. Your network is bigger than you think<br />Your network starts home<br />http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/on-line-exhibits/diaries/big/big_36_murphy-family.aspx<br />
  9. 9. Local communities<br />Your cultural communities are there, both online and offline<br />
  10. 10. Sell, sell, sell<br />http://www.ahlsell.com/upload/images/pressimages/Personal_saljare_2.jpg<br />
  11. 11. Keep an eye on your target<br />
  12. 12. It’s a full time job<br />
  13. 13. NEXT ><br />
  14. 14. Bite size<br />Keep focused by breaking the <br />search into smaller stages<br />http://superduper.co.za/lucky/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/nutella1.jpg<br />
  15. 15. Be an optimist<br />Work hard and be an optimist<br />http://www.ivchristiancenter.org/photos/uncategorized/istock_000001237877xsmall.jpg<br />
  16. 16. Know your strengths<br />http://www.walkerclark.com/images/m_w_e_a_discussion.jpg<br />
  17. 17. What recession?<br />Change your attitude<br />http://fuzionblog.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/the-recession-is-ended-the-independent-1106093.jpg<br />
  18. 18. Treat yourself well<br />Track your efforts, recognize your successes<br />
  19. 19. we are strong<br />http://www.muslimvideo.com/tv/thumb/1_9414.jpg<br />
  20. 20. Thank you!<br />alexanderzagoumenov<br />www.zagoumenov.com<br />

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