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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
Career Change – Do’s & Don’ts
Have a plan
Be ready to put forth time and effort
Note your likes and dislikes
Assess your skills
Additional training or education
Use your resources
Career Change – Do’s & Don’ts
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
Linked In and Other Vehicles
Temporary Employment (“Temping”)/Consulting
Tap into your Heritage/Ethnicity
Employment Tracking Sheet
How to Search for a Position - Newspapers
How to Search for a Position - Online Resources to Consider
How to Search for a Position – Job Fairs
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
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!
How to Search for a Position - Recruitment Vehicles
Directory of Executive Recruiters
Job Posting Websites
How to Search for a Position - Employment Tracking Sheet
Spoke with whom
Surf the Internet
Free tutorial websites that may help:
Also consider the local library and Department of Labor.
Three Types of Resumes
Resume Writing - Rules
No typing errors
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.
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Resume Writing – Resume Development
Entice the reader to want to learn more.
Important points should be introduced on the first page.
Resume type size
Include specific objective
Demonstrate Your Creativity
Resume Writing – Three Types of Resumes
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
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 /
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.