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How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
How to Find Your Dream Job
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Alex Rascanu delivered the "How to Find Your Dream Job" presentation to 30+ job seekers at the Learning Enrichment Foundation office in Toronto, Canada. Date: September 19, 2013. More on this …

Alex Rascanu delivered the "How to Find Your Dream Job" presentation to 30+ job seekers at the Learning Enrichment Foundation office in Toronto, Canada. Date: September 19, 2013. More on this presentation: http://www.alexrascanu.com/how-to-find-your-dream-job/

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  • 1. HOW TO FIND YOUR DREAM JOB ALEX RASCANU DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIST MARKETING MANAGER AT POWERED BY SEARCH @ALEXRASCANU // WWW.ALEXRASCANU.COM
  • 2. Step 1: REALIZE THAT YOU ARE BLESSED TO BE WHERE YOU ARE RIGHT NOW
  • 3. Step 2: START WITH YOUR LIFE’S PURPOSE
  • 4. Step 3: WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB?
  • 5. Step 4: PRINCIPLES TO FOLLOW 1. BE FLEXIBLE - focus your attention on next 1-2 yrs 2. WORK FOR THE RIGHT PERSON - you’ll learn a lot - you’ll get to follow them as they rise
  • 6. Step 5. TAKE ACTION TO LAND YOUR DREAM JOB: 1) Decide where you’d want to work 2) Build your online reputation 3) Prepare 4) Get social 5) The interview 6) The follow-up
  • 7. 1) Decide Where You’d Want to Work
  • 8. “Don’t simply look for jobs that match your studies or work experience. Search by your skills and interests also. Be ready to CREATE THE JOB YOU WANT.”
  • 9. 2) Build Your Online Reputation
  • 10. 3) Prepare i. Research about each company, its competitors and industry ii. Be prepared to answer these questions: - Tell us about yourself. - Why do you want to work in this industry? - Why do you want to work for our company? - Why did you apply for this role specifically? - Tell us about how your skills and past experiences would benefit you in the role you’ve applied for. - What are your top 3 strengths and top 3 weaknesses? - Why should we hire you instead of one of the other candidates?
  • 11. iii. Targeted resume and cover letter iv. Online resume on LinkedIn (and Re.vu)
  • 12. “Apply in a non-standard way! If possible, avoid sending your resume through the company’s resume submission system.”
  • 13. 4) Get Social i. Attend industry events ii. Ask friends for job leads from each company iii. Follow and interact with them on their blog and social media iv. Follow and interact with the CEO and staff working in the department you’d like to be part of.
  • 14. 4 TIPS on how to connect with the right people: - Check out the company’s site and LinkedIn page - Use Google.ca (or Rapportive in Gmail) to find email addresses - Email your resume to the right person. Or mail it! Or get a friend inside the company to forward it. - Tell a passionate story
  • 15. 5. The Interview i. Don’t underdress ii. Answer the questions confidently and honestly
  • 16. 6. The follow-up i. Prove your worth with action ii. Follow-up, but don’t be annoying
  • 17. CONGRATS ON LANDING YOUR DREAM JOB!
  • 18. ALEX RASCANU DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIST MARKETING MANAGER AT POWERED BY SEARCH @ALEXRASCANU // WWW.ALEXRASCANU.COM THANK YOU.
  • 19. Image Sources Slide 2: flickr.com/photos/marwamorgan/3106378545 Slide 3: acelebrationofwomen.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/the-purpose-driven-life.jpg Slide 4: flickr.com/photos/haniamir/3566977264 Slide 8: flickr.com/photos/doremigirl/8415177424 Slide 11: re.vu/Stephen + businessinsider.com/insanely-creative-resumes-2011-6?op=1 Slide 12: flickr.com/photos/eyermonkey/2842941601 Slide 13: flickr.com/photos/davidfarrant/3798007845 Slide 14: poweredbysearch.com/creative-resumes Slide 15: flickr.com/photos/matthewcoughlin/5507508573 Slide 16: flickr.com/photos/areyarey/9529896709 Slide 17: flickr.com/photos/thomashawk/491760049

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