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10 Job Hunting Thoughts

10 Job Hunting Thoughts



Having trouble with your job search? Check out these 10 tips to get you back on track. This is a presentation done by a friend and fellow Ohio University Sales Centre alumn, Bob Fenner.

Having trouble with your job search? Check out these 10 tips to get you back on track. This is a presentation done by a friend and fellow Ohio University Sales Centre alumn, Bob Fenner.



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    • This is Sarah
    • Sarah went to college at
    • and got one of these
    • I asked about her job search and she said…
    • “The economy is terrible! I applied for tons of jobs online but no one calls me back!” - Sarah
    • This was my reaction…
    • Applying for jobs online and expecting results is a…
    • Guess what…
    • Finding a job is a full time job
    • Here are 10 „s I shared with
    • 1. Spend time soul searching
    • What „s you? What your fire ? What makes you ?
    • 2. Set daily, weekly, and monthly goals
    • The goal of your job search is to secure a first interview or
    • 3. Make daily to-do lists
    • 4. Create a LinkedIn Profile
    • and use daily…. grow your connections clean and update your profile get recommended join groups be relevant
    • Remember…
    • is a…
    • You can track and connect to your Linkedin
    • with one
    • 5. Establish on-demand references
    • 6. Make your resume sexy J.P. McCarthy 1750 Hunters Point Westlake, OH 44145 (216) 903-1093 mccarthyjp.09@gmail.com OHIO UNIVERSITY Athens, OH College of Arts & Sciences June, 2009 Bachelor of Arts in Economics Minor in Business Administration WORK EXPERIENCE Rocky River Brewing Company, Rocky River, OH September, 2009 - Present July, 2003 – January, 2008 Assist management in planning and organizing special events and parties Develop and build customer relationships with existing and new patrons Work efficiently in a team-oriented environment maximizing operational efficiency June, 2009 – September, 2009 VS. Pazzo Ristorante & Bar, Boston, MA Provided unique customer experience as a server in a brand new restaurant, demonstrated the ability to learn fast and adapt to new policies in order to constantly improve the service experience for clients Consistently met and exceeded food and beverage sales goals, averaged $4,000 in sales per week Capable of providing excellent service while maintaining efficient turnovers to generate high sales during fast paced rushes Big Mamma’s Burritos, Athens, OH April, 2008 – June, 2009 Underwent extensive training on the internal and external policies in food processing, and mastered safety procedures and restaurant management, Trained new hires in procedures Worked 15-20 hrs per week with an average class load of 16 credit hours per quarter SCHOOL ACTIVITIES ExSell Sales Club, Ohio University March, 2008 - June, 2009 Gained valuable experience and knowledge in sales, financial planning and goal setting strategies by participating in career advancement seminar which focused on professional and personal development Organized presentations from various speakers which focused on sales techniques and tactics Developed relationships with local families by participating in community service projects including Adopt-a-highway and Reach Out With ExSell Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Ohio University September 2005-June 2009 Educated new members, committed to academic standards and planned social events while serving on the executive board as New Member Educator Planned and coordinated alumni events as Homecoming representative Contributed in a team environment to carry out various goals of the fraternity, including philanthropic academic, and athletic accomplishments VOLUNTEER WORK Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, Rocky River, OH Assisted and participated in organizing summer cookouts for friends and family of center participants A Childs View Daycare Center, Boston, MA Coordinated children pick up and drop off safety procedures
    • 7. Diversify job lead sources
    • Find the hiring manager using their website or linkedin and send them an intro
    • 8. Establish contact with recruiters
    • 9. Track you progress Use a to track job openings, hiring contacts, and your progress Reseller Name Location Contact Title Phone Pomerory Arizona Scott Tye Account Executive 602.319.1604 Venet Arizona Navina Dahlgren President 602-453-0220 US Analytics Arizona Daniel Mangru Sr. ACCOUNT MANAGER 520.208.0255 Brazen Arizona Michael Lyon Sales Rep (602) 445-0749 CDW Arizona Andrew Quirke Senior Account Manager 866.232.2189 Trace 3 Colorado Paul Markel Account Executive 720-272-8553 Colorado Susan Bullwinkle Account Executive 303-748-5083 Colorado Ladd Parrishh Account Executive Lewan Colorado Jon Nies Account Executive 303-968-2216 Colorado Michael Fletcher Account Executive 303.968.2397 Colorado Jeff Kraus Account Executive
    • 10. Don‟t be afraid to pick up the phone
    • is now focused and...
    • plus setting up tons of and
    • Bob Fenner 408-966-3138 bfenner@mercedsystems.com twitter.com/fennersells linkedin.com/fennersells