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    Inspiring CMU Inspiring CMU Presentation Transcript

    • Jumpstarting Your Next Career Move
    • Our Credentials
      • Mona Vaccarella
        • Over 20 years Human Resources Senior Management experience with Fortune 500 companies
      • Ron Hamara
        • Over 20 years Career Counselor, all industry segments
      • Donald Hoover
        • Over 20 years Human Resources experience in the Gaming Hospitality industry, Professor Fairleigh Dickenson University Hospitality Curriculum
    • Today’s Schedule
      • Our Credentials and Expertise
      • Considering Your Future
      • Your Resources
      • Career Change
        • Do’s and Don’ts
      • How to Search For a Position
      • Surf the Internet
      • Resume Writing/Interactive Resume
      • Cover Letters
    • Our Credentials-Professional Articles
      • Gaming Observer - Challenges of Career Transition - An Executive Survey of Displaced Gaming-Hospitality & Technology Management
      • Human Resource Survey - Farleigh Dickenson “What is in it for You?”
      • This survey is designed to solicit Human Resources Professionals on identifying their needs to attract and retain talent during these difficult economic times. This survey is underway.
    • Our Credentials - Professional Articles
      • Gaming Observer - Challenges of Career Transition - An Executive Survey of Displaced Gaming-Hospitality & Technology Management
    • Our Credentials - Professional Articles
      • Gaming Observer Article - Respondents High Correlation To Tenure
    • Our Credentials - Professional Articles
      • Gaming Observer Article - Respondents High Correlation To Tenure
      • Are you ready for the challenge bring on Gen X and Y??? I am ready to learn and teach them a thing or 2,3,4,5,6………
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1kWR1RPxbk&feature=related
    • Professional Articles
      • Human Resource Survey - Farleigh Dickenson “What is in it for You?”
      • This survey is designed to solicit Human Resources Professionals on identifying their needs to attract and retain talent during these difficult economic times. This survey is underway.
    • Considering Your Future-bring the tool of the Assessment-
      • Conduct a Career Assessment-What do you want to do?
      • Are you willing to relocate?
      • What salary, bonus, and benefit programs are you willing to accept?
      • Seek guidance and assistance from respected peers.
      • Which industries match your knowledge and skills?
      • Is self-employment in your future?
      • Executive Checklist
        • Search strategy and long-range financial considerations
        • http://www.stewartcoopercoon.com/jobsearch/career-values/
        • We provide a very similar tool and will work you through all the answers
    • Your Resources
      • Administrative Support
      • Computers, Blackberrys, Webcam
      • Quiet Place to Conduct the Search
    • Attack the Job Market-Do You Know the Market???
      • Every day is a New Beginning
      • Possibilities are Endless
      • Creative Approach is What will set You
      • Apart
    • Career Change – Do’s & Don’ts
      • DO
      • Have a plan
      • Be ready to put forth time and effort
      • Note your likes and dislikes
      • Assess your skills
      • Additional training or education
      • Networking
      • Gain experience
      • Use your resources
    • Career Change – Do’s & Don’ts
      • DON’T
      • Worry about unsure or insecure feelings, embrace resiliency; kill the fear factor show a state of mind…..
      • Rush into a decision
      • Limit your potential
      • Forget about people who might be able to help
      • Do this alone
    • How to Search For a Position
      • Newspapers
      • Online Resources
      • Job Fairs
      • Networking
      • Cold Calling
      • Linked In and Other Vehicles
      • Temporary Employment (“Temping”)/Consulting
      • Recruitment Vehicles
      • Tap into your Heritage/Ethnicity
      • Employment Tracking Sheet
    • How to Search for a Position - Newspapers
      • Regional
      • Local
    • How to Search for a Position - Online Resources to Consider
      • Online Newspapers
      • Employment Sites
            • www.casinocareers.com
            • www.searchfirm.com
            • www.sixfigurejobs.com
            • www.careerbuilder.com
            • www.execunet.com
            • www.netshare.com
            • www.monster.com
    • How to Search for a Position – Job Fairs
      • Industry
      • Non-Industry
      • Government
    • How to Search for a Position - Networking
      • Quickest path to your next job
      • 70% of all jobs are through networking but are you hired on what you know or who you know.
      • Professional associations or friends in the business
      • Former colleagues or business associates
      • Family members and religious organizations
      • How do you do it?
      • Networking Tracking Sheet
    • How to Search for a Position – Cold Calling
      • Research Companies
        • Public
        • Private
        • Non-Profit
      • www.edgar-online.com
    • How to Search for a Position – Executive Level Temporary Employment (“Temping”)/Consulting
      • Allows you to explore many companies and industries without a firm commitment.
      • The agency will negotiate your salary and benefits.
      • Great way to network!
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EB1rshuI5fY
    • How to Search for a Position - Recruitment Vehicles
      • Directory of Executive Recruiters
        • www.recruiterredbook.com/index.php
      • Job Posting Websites
    • How to Search for a Position - Employment Tracking Sheet
      • Date
      • Company
      • Spoke with whom
      • Phone number
      • Action
      • Follow-up on…
    • Surf the Internet
      • Free tutorial websites that may help:
      • www.internettutorials.net
      • www.learnthenet.com
      • Also consider the local library and Department of Labor.
    • Resume Writing
      • Rules
      • Key Factors
      • Resume Development
      • Three Types of Resumes
    • Resume Writing - Rules
      • No typing errors
      • No misspellings
      • Do not lie, mislead or omit important information.
      • Do not include personal information.
    • Resume Writing - Key Factors
      • Resumes that read like a job description are boring and ineffective.
      • List all of your accomplishments by job, particularly the last three.
      • Lead with your most impressive accomplishment.
      • Make sure that your accomplishments provide a problem and a solution.
      • Emphasize the impact of your role.
      • Create an Interactive Resume visit visualcv.com
    • Resume Writing – Resume Development
      • Entice the reader to want to learn more.
      • Important points should be introduced on the first page.
      • Resume type size
      • Relevant information
      • Include specific objective
    • Sample Visualcv.com
      • Demonstrate Your Creativity
      • Visit Visualcv.com
      • http://www.visualcv.com/www/examples/
      http:// www.visualcv.com/mbeckford
    • Resume Writing – Three Types of Resumes
      • Chronological
      • Functional
      • Targeted
    • Cover Letter
      • What is a Cover Letter?
      • Three Types of Cover Letters
    • Cover Letter – What is a Cover Letter?
      • One cover letter is not good for all jobs!
      • Type of position that you are seeking
      • Expands resume objective
      • Intrigues employer to want to learn more
      • Demonstrates an understanding of the company
      • Showcases writing skills
      • Connects you to the position
    • Cover Letter – Three Types of Cover Letters
      • The Uninvited or Cold-Contact Cover Letter
      • The Invited Cover Letter
      • The Referral Letter
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHl1NZAmAD4
    • Congratulations! You’re on your way…
      • Questions? Your Hired
    • Now Go For It
      • Release the Excitement
      • Embrace the Unknown
      • Dare to be Different
      • And in the Infamous Words of Randy Pausch
      • “ Release the Tigger in YOU!”
      • Visit: www.cmu.edu/ randy s lecture /
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2HWTrDTsv0
    • An Inspiration!!!!!! Book:  The Last Lecture Author: Randy Pausch with Jeffrey Zaslow Review: The last lecture was written by a well known virtual reality Carnegie Mellon professor who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the young age of 46. The last lecture was given on Sept. 18, 2007 Randy passed away on July 25, 2008.
    • Thank You For Your Time
      • Contact information:
        • Mona Vaccarella
        • (732)946-9170