Professional Objective - What kind of work do you want to do? Cost Accountant, Internal Auditor Industrial Business Development, Project Management IT Management Make it CLEAR and SPECIFIC and INTERESTING to you. If you are “open” about your job, the employer will be “closed!” Get Organized Planning
Get Organized Planning Target Market - What organizations do you want to work for?
Get Organized Phases of a Job Search project Get Going Get HIRED!
Get Organized Final Thoughts Get Going Get HIRED! PLAN your work, then WORK your PLAN NETWORKING generates up to 80% of jobs, so where should you spend YOUR time? Had a good interview? DON’T STOP your job search until you ACCEPT an OFFER! Don’t go it ALONE – join a TEAM!
Reference Materials “Thank you” to the following people for their contributions to this presentation, and to my job search in general: Orville Pierson, author
The Unwritten Rules of the Highly Effective Job Search
Highly Effective Networking: Meet the Right People and Get a Great Job
Rick Gillis, author and speaker
REALLY Useful Job Search Tactics
“Extra Credit” Things to Check Out Free Agent Nation by Daniel Pink Ever thought about leaving the corporate world for a life devoid of politics, commuting, inept bosses, threats of being fired? Ever considered becoming an independent agent? If so, this is the book for you. ExecutivesNetwork.com Executives Network is an organization led by Molly Wendell, who went almost two years looking for a job with NO offers, then changed her approach, and within months had received 30 OFFERS. This website has a bunch of articles about her approach to job search. Also, watch her YouTube video interview that summarizes her experience. Search on YouTube for “Molly Wendell Denver” for that interview.
Successfully Manage YourJob SearchProject Earl Nichols, PMP September 2009