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This is a presentation done in early 2009 about using the Internet to craft a job search.

This is a presentation done in early 2009 about using the Internet to craft a job search.

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  • Introduce Myself;
  • Overview of what will be covered
  • Why It Is Important? Skills as Search Terms? Skills as action words for Resume? Organized history/experience
  • Why It Is Important? Skills as Search Terms? Skills as action words for Resume? Organized history/experience
  • Job or Industry Specific Samples / Situational Examples / Keywords Automated Screening / In Email Body or as Attachment
  • Job or Industry Specific Samples / Situational Examples / Keywords Automated Screening / In Email Body or as Attachment
  • Why It Is Important? In person is still best…
  • Show LinkedIn if there is time…
  • Job or Industry Specific Samples / Situational Examples / Keywords Automated Screening / In Email Body or as Attachment
  • Job or Industry Specific Samples / Situational Examples / Keywords Automated Screening / In Email Body or as Attachment
  • Job or Industry Specific Samples / Situational Examples / Keywords Automated Screening / In Email Body or as Attachment
  • Introduce Myself;
  • Introduce Myself;

Transcript

  • 1. Online Job Resources
    Using technology in your job search
  • 2. Job Search Strategy
  • 3. Self Assessment: Know yourself / Know your job
    • Self Assessment Helps You:
    • 4. Recognize your goals
    • 5. Write a Better Resume
    • 6. Focus Your Job Search
    • 7. Identify Search Terms
    • 8. Notice your online profile
    • 9. Identify Jobs That Match Your
    • 10. Skills
    • 11. Values
    • 12. Geography
  • Self Assessment:Values, Goals, Skills, Attitudes, Needs…
  • Self Assessment:What job best suits me?
    • Resource Guides:
    • 19. The Riley Guide: www.rileyguide.com
    • 20. Job-Hunt: www.job-hunt.org
    • 21. Career Builder: www.careerbuilder.com
    • 22. Career Intelligence: www.career-intelligence.com
  • Self Assessment:What job best suits me?
    • Additional Resources:
    • 23. One Stop Career Center: (by county)
    • 24. Occupational Outlook Handbook (www.bls.gov/OCO)
    • 25. Salary.com (www.salary.com)
    • 26. College /Alumni Career Resources
  • Resume Writing: Your personal marketing strategy!
    Search Terms:
  • Resume Resources:Tips / Advice / Samples / Templates
    Internet Ready!?
    Plain Text
    Minimal Formatting
    Attachment or Email
    Keywords matched to job posting
    Proofread / Proofread
  • 31. Resume Resources:Tips / Advice / Samples / Templates
    • Job Boards : Monster / Careerbuilder / Yahoo
    • 32. Search Guides: Riley / Job-Hunt / About.com
    • 33. Professional Assoc.
    • 34. College Career Centers
    • 35. “Expert” Advice:
    • 36. Susan Ireland: http://susanireland.com/
    • 37. Rockport Institute: http://www.rockportinstitute.com
  • Networking: Who knows you are job hunting?
  • 38. Networking:Who knows you are job hunting?
    • Online:
    • 39. LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com
    • 40. Facebook: www.facebook.com
    • 41. Job-Hunt: http://www.job-hunt.org/
    • 42. In Person:
    • 43. Trade/Professional Assoc.
    • 44. Local Churches: http://www.trinityprinceton.org
    • 45. One Stop Career Centers (by county)
  • Job Postings: Where to look…
  • 46. Job Postings:Where to look….
    • Job Boards :
    • 47. Monster: www.monster.com
    • 48. Careerbuilder : www.careerbuilder.com
    • 49. Yahoo: http://hotjobs.yahoo.com/
    • 50. Quintessential Careers: http://www.quintcareers.com/
    • 51. Indeed: http://www.indeed.com/
    • 52. NJ Civil Service Job Bank (Google NJ Civil Service Jobs)
  • Job Postings:Where to look….
    • Other Resources :
    • 53. Professional Assoc.: http://www.engineerjobs.com/
    • 54. College / Alumni Resources
    • 55. Company Websites
    • 56. Government Pages: http://www.usajobs.gov/
    • 57. Workforce New Jersey (Google Workforce NJ)
    • 58. Newspapers
  • Job Postings:Evaluating Web Pages--
  • The Interview: Congratulations!
  • 68. More Resources
    • Delicious: save your bookmarks
    • 69. Calendars: Google / Yahoo
    • 70. Best Lists: NicheJobs / Fortune
    • 71. Wall Street Journal: www.wsj.com/careers
    • 72. List Maker: www.tadalist.com
  • Online Job Resources
    • Use along with traditional resources
    • 73. Use One-Stop Resources to Get Started
    • 74. Protect Your Privacy
    • 75. Ask for Help @yourlibrary!
    • 76. Good Luck!
  • Thank You!
    Cynthia M. Lambert
    clambert@princetonlibrary.org
    Princeton Public Library
    65 Witherspoon St.
    Princeton, NJ 08540
    www.princetonlibrary.org